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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 9th, 2019

Banks

Marty Rucker Tribble, age 65, of Alto, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Marty was born March 7, 1954 to Velva Forrester Tribble and the late Joseph Preston Tribble. He was ...

Forsyth

William “Bill” Joseph Barrett, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was born in 1939 in Oil City, PA, to the late William and Helen Barrett. Bi ...
Albert Lombardo, 96, Cumming
Albert Lombardo,96, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Ho ...

Gwinnett

Franklin Lee Hawkins, 58, Alpharetta
Franklin Lee Hawkins, 58, of Alpharetta, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  Franklin was a quiet, loving man who enjoyed the outdoors, particularly fishing.  He was also ...
Melinda Faye Moore, 60, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Melinda Faye Moore, age 60, of Buford, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Mrs. Moore was born in Athens, Georgia, a d ...

Habersham

Louise Moore Ivester, 94, Turnerville
Louise Moore Ivester, age 94, of Turnerville, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Born in Turnerville, Georgia on April 14, 1925 to the late Virgil James and Lizzie Mae Ivester ...
Jose Alberto Quistain Vazquez, age 20 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Born in Mexico on October 12, 1998 to Cutberto Quistian Jacobo and Modesta Vazquez Coronado ...
James Blaske, 82, Clarkesville
James Blaske, age 82 passed away July 9, 2019.   A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM at Hillside Gardens Cemetery.  The family wi ...
James Maurice Albert Carroll, age 76 of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 09, 2019. A native of Clarkesville, Georgia, James was born on October 15, 1942, a son of ...
Jasper Daniel (J.D.) Hooper, age 84 of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Batesville, Georgia on December 4, 1934 to the ...

Hall

Jerry Holton, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Holton, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 20 ...

Jackson

Marcus Derrell Crowe, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marcus Derrell Crowe, age 75 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, July 9, 2019.  Mr. Crowe was born in Ringgold, G ...
Rickey Scott Reeves, 53, Commerce
Rickey Scott Reeves age 53 of Commerce passed away Tuesday July 9, 2019 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Reeves was born August 24, 1965 in Athens, GA to Betty Sue ...

Stephens

Thomas Max Powers, 79, Toccoa
Mr. Thomas Max Powers, age 79 of Cedar Circle, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Leonard Terrell Powers and Nobie Bramlett Powers, he ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.