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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 6th, 2019

Dawson

Gus Baker, 64, Dawsonville
Gus Baker, 64, of Dawsonville passed away suddenly at his residence on Friday September 6, 2019. Born January 28, 1955 in Hall County to the late Robbie and Elizabeth Baker, he ...

Forsyth

Donald C Creed, 89, Cumming
Donald C. Creed, age 89, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Friday, September 6, 2019.  Mr. Creed is survived by his wife of 63 years Shirley Creed; Daughters and sons-in-law ...
Joseph Donald Frey, 28, Cumming
Joseph Donald Frey was born alongside his twin, Mitchell Edward Frey, in Cumming, GA on August 3, 1991. He left this world and entered the Gates of Heaven on September 6, 2019.&nbs ...
Lemuel Guy Pruitt, 82, Cumming
Lemuel Guy Pruitt, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on September 6, 2019. He was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Lemuel owned and operated Guy’s Biscuit ...

Habersham

Michael "Mike" P. Davis, 61, Demorest
Michael "Mike" P. Davis, age 61, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 unexpectedly.  Mr. Davis was born on May 8, 1958 in Minneapolis, Mi ...

Hall

Doreatha Gwendolyn (Davis) Chapman, 80, Gainesville formerly of New York City
Mrs. Doreatha Gwendolyn (Davis) Chapman, age 80 of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of New York City, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrou ...
Roger Paul Ownby, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Roger Paul Ownby (Paul), age 61 of Gainesville, died at his home following a short illness. Born January 31, 1958 Paul was raised in Roswell, Georgia. He graduated from Rosw ...
Willa Nelle "Bill" Gardner, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Willa Nelle “Bill” Gardner age 81 of Gainesville passed away on Friday September 06, 2019 at Pure Hearts Person Care Home following an extended illness. Bill wa ...

Lumpkin

Joe Grizzle, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Joe Grizzle, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 6, 2019. Joe was born on September 28, 1940 to the late Grady and Elizabeth Garrett Grizzle.  In additio ...

Other

Geneva Wynne, 81, Athens
Geneva Wynne, 81, of Athens, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 6, 2019.  She was born on May 20, 1938 in Miami Fl to Lemuel Lincoln Anderson ...

Stephens

Melvin Ray Savage, 90, Toccoa
Mr. Melvin Ray Savage, age 90, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 6th, 2019, at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, S.C. Melvin was born on February 28th, 192 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died