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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 15th, 2019

Banks

Gladys Jones Pruitt, 99, Homer
Mrs. Gladys Jones Pruitt, age 99, of Homer, GA died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.  Mrs. Pruitt was born in Homer to the late Andy and Janie Jordan Jon ...

Forsyth

James T. (Tim) Avery, 62, Cumming
  James T. (Tim) Avery, 62, Cumming, passed away Sept. 15, 2019. He is survived by his son Tobey Avery, ex-wife Sherry Avery, 2 grandchildren, and other extended family. ...
Tony Brock, 75, Cumming
Tony Brock 75, of Cumming, GA passed away on September 15, 2019. Tony is survived by his wife; Kay Brock of Cumming, GA. Children; Beth Haren (Reese) of Cumming, GA; Heather ...
Patricia Egan, 92, Cumming
Patricia Claire Egan 92, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. She is predeceased in death by her husband; Joseph Vincent Egan III. She is survived by her ...
Patricia Claire Egan, 92, Cumming
Patricia Claire Egan 92, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. She is predeceased in death by her husband; Joseph Vincent Egan III. She is survived by her ...

Gwinnett

Flossie Cofer, 89, Buford
Flossie Maddox Cofer, age 89 of Buford, GA, died Monday, September 16, 2019 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12 noon at Hami ...
Jack Crawford, Buford
Jack Reginald Crawford, born on February 19, 1924, died peacefully at home on September 15, 2019.  He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Alvina B. Crawford, and his b ...
Larry A. Martin, 77, Buford
Larry A. Martin, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, J. L. and Betty Westbrooks Martin.  Mr. Martin is ...

Habersham

Ernesto Santaclara Jimenez, age 47 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Born in Cheran Michoacan, Mexico on May 05, 1972, he was a son of Magdalena Ji ...
Dollie Mae Chandler, 91, Mt. Airy
Dollie Mae Hurt Chandler, age 91, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Born on July 4, 1928, in Mt. Airy, she was a daughter of the late Jim and Ollie James H ...

Hall

Mitchell Webb, 31, Gillsville
Mitchell Webb, 31, of Gillsville passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Anc ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Anne LaRochelle Martel, age 87, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Mrs. Martel was born in New Bedford ...

Lumpkin

John Henry Shoffeitt, 97, Dahlonega
Mr. John Henry Shoffeitt, age 97, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. Mr. Shoffeitt was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  Preceding him in ...

Stephens

Joyce Ivester Trowman, 72, Toccoa
Mrs. Joyce Ivester Trowman, age 72 of Stonewood Forest Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of Emma Weaver Ivester and the late Ralph ...

White

Terry Pressley Grier, 53, Cleveland
Mr. Terry Pressley Grier, age 53, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. Mr. Grier was born in Habersham County, was a graduate of Habersham Central High School a ...
Mark Maring, 52, Cleveland
Mr. Mark Maring, age 52, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019.   Mr. Maring was born in Orlando, Florida to Richard Allen and Dorothy Jean Walker Maring. ...
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
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86