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Obituaries & Related Stories

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 ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.