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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 2nd, 2019

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Roseann Heather Austin, 39, Commerce
Roseann Heather Austin, age 39 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at her residence. Born on Dec. 11, 1979 in Royston, GA, Ms. Austin was the daughter of the la ...
Donna Mae Phernetton Massey of Maysville, Georgia peacefully passed away August 02, 2019 at home at the age of 81 years. Donna was born on July 28,1938 in Webster, Wisconsin.&nb ...

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Marvin Loyd Collins, 77, Winder
Marvin Loyd Collins, age 77, of Winder, GA passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-six years, Sandra Skelton Collins, and daughter, Tin ...

Forsyth

Frank Lee Smith, 75, Cumming
Frank Lee Smith, 75, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, August 2nd, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Martha Ann Smith.  Frank loved fishing, ...

Gwinnett

Tempye Riley Wiggins, 73, Buford
Tempye Riley Wiggins, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of eight years, James Armon Wiggins; sons, Edward Sco ...

Hall

William " Bill" Albert Evans age 76 of Gillsville passed away Friday August 2, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Evans was born December 18, 1942 in Da ...
Harold Johnson, 84, Gainesville
Harold Johnson age 84 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 2, 2019. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Robbye Jean Price McKibbon, 90, Gainesville
Robbye Jean Price McKibbon passed away August 2, 2019.  She was born September 26, 1928 in Alford, Florida to Dr. Cleveland Jackson and Lenora Pierce Price ...
Lavern Jordan Saxon, age 78, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019. Born on December 6, 1940, in Lula, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Hoyt and Ethel J ...
Charlene Reed Tipton, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Charlene Reed Tipton, age 86, of Oakwood passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South ...
Hazel Charlene Tipton, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Hazel Charlene Tipton, age 86, of Oakwood passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Sout ...
Mrs. Kathryn (Stephens) Vanausdoll, age 76 of Clermont, Georgia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, August 02, 2019 at her residence. A Celebration of Li ...

Jackson

Janet Turcotte Robert, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Turcotte Robert, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 2, 2019.  Mrs. Robert was born in Pawtu ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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