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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 30th, 2019


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Samuel Charles “Sam” Thompson, age 71, of Maysville, who passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019. Mr. Thompson was born ...


Tommy Eugene Phillips, 71, Dawsonville
Tommy Eugene Phillips, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. Tommy was a down to earth, good man who loved watching his hummingbirds.  He was a loving hus ...


Adele Maria Eris, 85, Cumming
Adele Maria Eris, age 85 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. Mrs. Eris is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Larry and Valerie Pellett, of Valencia, ...
Pravinbhai Shanabhai Suthar, age 64, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. A Mukhagni (Funeral Service) will be 3PM Thursday, October 3, 2019 in the Chapel of McDonald and Son Fu ...
Janet Marie (Foltz) Blackburn, age 82, formerly of Florence, KY, peacefully passed away Monday, September 30, 2019, at her home in Cumming, GA, surrounded by family. Janet was t ...


Ann Adair Overman, 75, Buford
Ann Adair Overman, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, September 30, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-six years, Marion Lee Overman.  She i ...
Rozalia Florincescu, 95, Lawrenceville
Rozalia Florincescu, age 95, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. She is survived by her sister, Flora Cocian, Norcross, GA; nephews, Dr. Ted (Stela) Coc ...


LouElla Trotter Cleveland, 98, Clarkesville
LouElla Trotter Cleveland, age 98, of Clarkesville, Georgia, daughter of William and Texanna Jones Trotter, was welcomed into heaven September 30, 2019 by her husband Ken and son M ...
Pauline Morrison, 99, Clarkesville
Pauline Wood Morrison, age 99 of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 30, 2019. Born in the Batesville Community, C ...


Alice Elizabeth Wilson (Farist) Brock passed away September 30, 2019 at her residence.  Born April 28, 1954, she was a fourth generation native Atlantan, born to Hugh Amos Wil ...
Sandra Harris, 62, Gainesville
Sandra Harris age 62 of Gainesville GA passed on September 30, 2019. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
The family is heartbroken to announce the death of Martha “Clezell” Harwell of Lula, GA on September 30, 2019 at the age of 83. She was surrounded by her family as she ...


Eva Mae Grizzle, 87, Dahlonega
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces that  Eva Mae Grizzle, 87, of  Dahlonega, Ga passed away  September, 30th 2019. She was born on May 16th, 1932 in Dahlonega, Ga to t ...
James Martin, 93, Dahlonega
Mr. James Martin, age 93, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. Our devoted husband and father passed from this world early in the morning of September 30, 2019 t ...


Robert Earl Lee, 82, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mr.Robert Earl Lee age 82 of Carnesville who passed away Monday Sept. 30, 2019. He was the son of the late Hubert L and Elizabeth Johnson L ...
Robert Lee Massey, 93, Marietta
Mr. Robert Lee Massey, age 93, of Marietta, GA died Monday, September 30, 2019 at The Pearl at Dallas.  Mr. Massey was born in Homer to the late Ellis and Cora Belle Edwards M ...
Mrs. Sidney Helen McCoy Massey, age 91, of Marietta, GA died Monday, September 30, 2019 at The Pearl at Dallas.  Mrs. Massey was born in Homer to the late Hoyt and Burruss Gai ...


Danny Wayne Fuller, 62, Martin
Mr. Danny Wayne Fuller, age 62 of Wilson Road, Martin passed away Monday, September 30, 2019 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia. A son of James Fuller and the ...


Shelton Merritt III, 69, Sautee-Nacoochee
Shelton Merritt III, age 69, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away on Monday, September 30th, 2019.     He was born on September 9th, 1950 and is survived by his mo ...
Sharon Schutt, 77, Cleveland
Sharon Faye Schutt, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019. Mrs. Schutt was born on October 19, 1941, in Almont, Michigan, to the late Orson and Eula Jew ...
Donald Lee Sherman Jr, 58, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Donald Lee Sherman Jr, 58, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019. Donald was born in Seattle, Wa ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.