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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019


Ervin Eric Hill, 78, Maysville
Mr. Ervin Eric Hill, age 78, of Maysville, GA died Friday, August 23, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Hill was born in Maysville to the late Joe and Leola Chambe ...


Ronnie G. Abercrombie, 64, Dawsonville
Ronnie G. Abercrombie, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 23, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 29, 1955 in Waltham, Massachuset ...


Dorothy Hazel Isenberg, 86, Cumming
Dorothy “Dot” Hazel Isenberg, age 86, of Cumming, GA. passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. She was survived by her loving sons and daughters-in-law, grandchildren, a ...


Katie Richins, 19, Cornelia
Katie Richins, age 19 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2019 following injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.  Funeral arr ...
Katie Danielle Richins, 19, Cornelia
Katie Danielle Richins, age 19 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2019 following injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.  Bo ...
Eric Anthony Vaughn, 48, Cornelia
Eric Anthony Vaughn walked the Stairway to Heaven on August 23, 2019 at the age of 48. Eric is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Colt & Lindsey Vaughn; brother and si ...


Mr. Burton A. “Burt” Urbanick, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 23, 2019 after his 27-year long battle with c ...
David Wayne Weikel, 62, Gainesville
Our hearts are heavy as we announce the passing of David Wayne Weikel on August 23, 2019 at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 62, aft ...
Louise Powell Cox, 93, Gainesville
Friday, August 23 Louise Powell Cox passed away peacefully at The Oaks nursing home in Gainesville, GA.  Visitation for friends and family will be held at Little and Davenpo ...
Thelma Jean Mitchum Harper, 88, Gainesville
Jean “Memaw” Harper, 88, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 23, 2019 at The Landings of Gainesville Assisted Living and Memory Care. Jean was p ...
Pedro Moises Vega Matos, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Pedro Moises Vega Matos, age 53, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 23, 2019. Funeral Services will be 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial ...


Celeste Rene, 56, Jefferson
Celeste Rene, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Friday August 23, 2019. Memorial services will be held 3:00 PM Friday August 30, 2019 at The Jefferson Church, 267 Mahaffey St., Jeff ...


MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters, 93, Dahlonega
MSgt Vernon Elbert Peters, age 93, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019. MSgt Peters was born in Columbus, GA on April 24, 1926 to the late John Benja ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.