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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 10th, 2019

Gwinnett

John Patrick Jordan, 76, Buford
John Patrick Jordan, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty- three years, Sharon Lee Jordan, Buford, GA; daughter, Janet ...
Veronica O’Malley Blankenship, age 88, of Lilburn, GA passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Bryson Blankenship.  ...
Jeanette McMinn, 86, Lawrenceville
Jeanette Craig McMinn, age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.   She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, Richard ...

Hall

Ofelia Zuñiga Contreras, 69, Gainesville
Ofelia Zuñiga Contreras, 69, of Gainesville passed away September 10, 2019 at Piedmont Regional Hospital in Athens. A Rosary will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Septemb ...

Jackson

Kirby Michael Gary, 64, Commerce
Mr. Kirby Michael Gary, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Gary was born in Commerce to the late Odis an ...

Lumpkin

Janie Holman, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janie Holman, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Mrs. Holman was born in Crawfordville, GA on December 19, 1940 to the late Jimmie B. and Dona Fr ...

Other

Charlie James Toney, Powder Springs, formerly of Gainesville
Charlie James Toney of Powder Springs, GA passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from an extended illness. He was born and raised in Gainesville, Georgia to James and Ethel Ton ...

White

Lisa Marie Durfee, 52, Cleveland
Lisa Marie Durfee, age 52 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Mrs. Durfee was born on May 23, 1967, in Keene, New Hampshire, to Dorothy Paro Rule and the l ...
'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.