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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 18th, 2019

Forsyth

Polly Pruitt McSwain, 81, Cumming
Polly Pruitt McSwain (Buice), 81, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  A Forsyth County native, Polly was a true Southern lady who lov ...

Gwinnett

Mary Elmore Brown, 72, Buford
Mary Elmore Brown, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  She was preceded is death by son, Magnus Brown.    She is survived by her husban ...
Peggy Dickerson, 72, Loganville
Peggy Dickerson, age 72, of Loganville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Ms. Dickerson was born on January 31, 1947 in DeKalb County, Georgia to ...
John T. Garrett, 63, Roswell
John T. Garrett, 63, of Roswell, passed on Aug. 18, 2019, from complications of paraneoplastic syndrome associated with a brief but valiant battle with cancer. John was born in ...

Habersham

Robert Curran, 87, Sautee Nacoochee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Curran, age 87, of Sautee Nacoochee.  Mr. Curran passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019.  Arrangements ar ...

Hall

William Leonard Brown, 79, Gainesville
William Leonard Brown, 79, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, ...
Edna Merle Roberts Brookshire, 85, Flowery Branch
Edna Merle Roberts Brookshire, 85, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday. August 18, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 201 ...
Wayne Wiggins, 84, Gainesville
Wayne F. Wiggins age 84 of Gainesville passed away August 18, 2019. He was born in Atlanta on May 2, 1935 to Elsie and John Wiggins. Wayne graduated in 1952 from Atlanta’s ...
Wayne Franklin Wiggins, 84, Gainesville
Wayne Franklin Wiggins, 84, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Grady Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Fune ...

Jackson

Teresa Joan (Ayers) Crumley Maginnis passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 after a valiant fight against Stage IV Ovarian Cancer. Her will to live and the faithful prayers of her ...
Mr. Phillip Malcolm Cronic, age 70, of Talmo died Sunday, August 18, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Cronic was born in Gainesville to the late Robert Lee and Zoma Clark Cron ...

Other

Billie Baldwin McMillian, 91, Chattanooga, TN
Mrs. Billie Baldwin McMillian, 91, of Chattanooga, TN, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, in Toccoa, GA, after a brief illness. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mr. John Albe ...
Egyptian state TV says ex-President Mubarak has died at 91
Egypt's state TV says the country's former President Hosni Mubarak, ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at 91
Wayne Colston, first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School, dies at age 66
The man who served as the first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School has died at the age of 66.
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles