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

Barrow

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 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died