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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 16th, 2019

Dawson

Randall Scott Owen, 44, Dawsonville
Randall Scott Owen, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Monday September 16, 2019. Born May 19, 1975, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  He was formerly employed by V ...

Forsyth

Ray Jack Burton, 83, Cumming
Ray Jack Burton, age 83, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 16, 2019. Ray was born in 1936, to the late Howard and Irene Burton. He was r ...
Michael Edwin Wolf, 59, Cumming
Our son Michael went to be with his Lord Monday Sept. 16, 2019. He had bravely confronted and battled cancer in his last year of life. He was Born June 4, 1960, in El Paso, Te ...

Gwinnett

Flossie Maddox 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 H ...
Barbara Ann Kelly, 87, Suwanee
Barbara Ann Kelly, age 87, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd Douglas Carey and Eunice Mary Carey; son, Cameron ...

Habersham

Agnes J. Funk Powell, 84, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Agnes J. Funk Powell, age 84 of Mt. Airy will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Larry Ryals and Rev. Ray ...
Joey Clifton Dooley, 40, Cornelia
Joey Clifton Dooley, age 40 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on October 24, 1978, he was a son of Margaret Ann Lyles Doole ...
Agnes Powell, 84, Mt. Airy
Agnes Funk Powell, age 84 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. An onli ...

Hall

Pearl Denney Johnson, 88, Gainesville
Pearl Denney Johnson, age 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. Pearl was born in Ball Ground, Georgia and has lived in Gainesville for 40 years.  ...
Mrs. Lyubov Gordeevna Vakulich, age 74, of Hoschton passed away September 16, 2019. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 20, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...

Jackson

Tommy Michael Stephenson, 64, Commerce
  Mr. Tommy Michael Stephenson, age 64, of Commerce died Monday, September 16, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Stephenson, better known to everyone as j ...

Lumpkin

Marilyn Crawford Head, 64, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Marilyn Crawford Head, age 64, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord Monday, September 16, 2019 surrounded by her children. Marilyn was born in Hall County o ...

Other

Shirley Ann Simmons Cody, age 72, of Lavonia, GA passed away Monday, September 16, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.T. Simmons, Sr. and Darlene Brown Simmons.  ...

Rabun

Barbara Ruth Johnson, 93, Clayton
Barbara Ruth Johnson, age 93 of Clayton, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019.  Memorial services will be announced at a later date.  An online guest register is ...

Stephens

Mr. Thomas Stephen “Steve” Howard, age 63 of Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at his residence. A son of June Norris Howard and the l ...
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