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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 11th, 2019

Forsyth

Julio Guevara, Jr., 83, Cumming
Julio Guevara, Jr., age 83, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019. Mr. Guevara was a Retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army. No services are plann ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Bonnie Carroll McFarlin Holley, age 87 of 1200 Winder Highway, Dacula passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Crossroads Hospice in Dacula. A daughter of the late Preston an ...

Habersham

George Joseph Weiland, 60, Clarkesville
George Joseph Weiland, age 60 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Born in Long Island, New York on November 07, 1958, he was a son of the late Georg ...

Hall

Deborah Denise Rivera, 61, Gainesville
Ms. Deborah Denise Rivera, age 61, of Gainesville, GA died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at her residence.  Ms. Rivera was born in Atlanta to the late Henry Leon and Maggie Lee Harr ...
Madeline Vickers Sward, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Madeline Vickers Sward, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Funer ...
LaRose Hill Bowen, 82, Gainesville
A memorial service for Mrs. LaRose Hill Bowen, 82, of Gainesville will be Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home, in Gainesville. Mrs. Bowen ha ...
Dolly Faulkner, Gainesville
Mrs. Dolly Faulkner was a soft spoken, wise and very independent lady who made you laugh at her jokes made almost just above a whisper but with a sure delivered punch. Her grandchi ...
Melba Pierce, 94, Gainesville
Ms. Melba Pierce was born in Homer Georgia on October 18, 1924 to the late Charlie and Gussie Pierce. She departed this life on August 11, 2019, following an extended illness. ...

Jackson

Cynthia Ann Segars, 55, Commerce
Mrs. Cynthia Ann Segars, age 55, of Commerce died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Segars was born in Toccoa to the late, Doyle and Betty Nimmo ...

Other

Mikel Kollar, 31, Dawsonville
Mikel Kollar, 31, of Newnan, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Friday August 9, 2019. Born January 13, 1988, he had lived in Coweta County for the past 4 years.  Mi ...

Rabun

Diedre Nott Williams, 76, Clayton
Deirdre Nott Williams, age 76 of Clayton, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019.  No formal services will be held.  Habersham Crematory (678-617-2210) of Cornelia is ...

White

Dana Blissit Chambers, 55, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Dana Blissit Chambers, age 55 of Cleveland. Dana passed away Sunday. August 11, 2019. Dana is survived localy by her h ...
Mary Elizabeth Shuler, 72, Cleveland
Mary Elizabeth Shuler, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Mrs. Shuler was born on April 21, 1947, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Jessie and Ruby Sh ...
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.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86