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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 28th, 2019

Dawson

JoAnn Poole, 85, Dawsonville
JoAnn Poole, 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born ...
Robert Pruett, 76, Dawsonville
Robert Pruett, 76, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 after an extended illness.  He was born to the late Riley and Irene Pruett.   He was ...

Forsyth

Martha Ann Rickles, 72, Cumming
Martha Ann Rickles, age 72 of Cumming, GA. passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. She was born in 1947, to the late Andrew and Era Buice Rickles. Martha was a loving mother, grand ...

Gwinnett

Bethenia Mae Bacon, 88, Suwanee
Bethenia Mae Bacon, age 88 of Suwanee, formerly of White County, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Mrs. Bacon was born on May 31, 1931, in White County, to the late Bar ...

Hall

Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara (Bee) Rutherford, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at Me ...
Donald Edward Hensley, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Edward Hensley, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at The Oaks at Scenic View, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
John H. Smallwood, Gainesville
Mr. John H. Smallwood, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in the chapel of Memori ...
William B. Thomas, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William B. Thomas, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      &nbs ...

Lumpkin

Douglas "Doug" Barrett, 63, Dahlonega
Douglas "Doug" Barrett, age 63 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Visitation will be Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1 to 3 PM with a memorial s ...
Golden Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Golden Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Lee was born in Lumpkin County on December 18, 1944 to the late William Raymond “Tug&r ...
Lee Chester, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Lee Chester, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019.   Complete funeral arrangements will announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahl ...

Other

James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr, 89, Blue Ridge, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. James (Jim) Clarence Lamb, Jr., 89, passed away, peacefully, on August, 28, 2019 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Deborah Lynn Hughes; by his p ...
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