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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 ...
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old