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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 ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.