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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 22nd, 2019

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Julia "Ma" Johnson Townsend, age 88, of Winder passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019.  Funeral services will be held at Northstar Family Church, 126 Merchants P ...

Dawson

Robert M. (Bob) Compton, 87, Dawsonville
Robert M. (Bob) Compton, 87, of Dawsonville, GA passed away September 22, 2019 at St. Ives Memory Care in Johns Creek, GA following a period of declining health. He was born Dec ...

Forsyth

Alice Martha Slate Mashburn, 101, died Sunday, September 22, 2019 at her home in Cumming, Georgia.  She was the widow of Dr. Marcus Mashburn, Jr.  The only child of John ...

Gwinnett

Jamie Sheppard, III, 33, Buford
Jamie Sheppard, III, age 33 of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Harold Kemp; great grandparents, Ruby and Bill ...
Imogene Fields Morgan, 92, Auburn
Imogene Fields Morgan, age 92, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-seven years, Luther Lee Morgan; daught ...
Sara Wang, 89, Buford
Sara Wang, 89, passed away on Sunday, September 22, from natural causes  She was born in 1929 to Ruth and Clarence Cole. Like many Atlanta natives, Sara was born at the old ...

Hall

Betty Lou Brown Abel, 90, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Betty Lou Brown Abel, age 90, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at The Oaks of Limestone, peacefully in her sleep, with her family by her side. Memor ...
Ronnie Ray Joy, 72, Gainesville
Ronnie Ray Joy age 72 of Gainesville passed away Sunday Sept. 22, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Joy was born March 5, 1947 in Gainesville to the late James Edward & Edith Medli ...
Willie Hennon Wilmont, Savannah formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Willie Hennon Wilmont of Savannah, formerly of Gainesville, Georgia, was born on January 19, 1947 to the late Wenonia Carrington and the late Lennon Wilmont. He was called ho ...
Vicki Gilmer, 87, Gainesville
Vicki Gilmer, age 87 of Gainesville Georgia, went to be with her Lord on Sunday September 22nd 2019.   She was born in Maysville Georgia to the late Thomas Blain & Iv ...

Stephens

Paul Brian Garrett, 52, Toccoa
Mr. Paul Brian Garrett, age 52 of Wood Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at his residence. A son of Carolyn Deal Garrett and the late Floyd Garrett, he was b ...
Deborah Bowman, 63, Toccoa
Mrs. Deborah Sewell Bowman, age 63 of West Whitman Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of the late Guy and Marie Ferris Sewell, sh ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.