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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 2nd, 2020

Banks

Debbie Ann Garner Small, 54, Maysville
Debbie Ann Garner Small, age 54, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, March 2, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her father, Roy E. Garner; mother, Joann Duncan Garner; and ...

Dawson

April LeShia Etris, 36, Dawsonville
Mrs. April LeShia Etris age 36 of Dawsonville, Ga passed away on Monday March 02, 2020 at her residence following a sudden illness.   Memorial services are scheduled f ...
Robert “Bob” Warren Brabeau, age 77, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. He was born in 1942, to the late Warren and Dorothy Brabeau. Bob was a Unite ...

Forsyth

Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr., age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. He was born in 1932, to the late Joseph, Sr. and Myrtie Lou Osment. Joseph was a United States ...
Gary Wayne Nelson, 60, Cumming
Gary Wayne Nelson 60, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020. A celebration of Gary’s life will take place at a later date. Entombment will take place ...
Lauri Lynn Walls, 61, Cumming
Lauri Lynn Walls, age 61, passed on peacefully at home on March 2, 2020. Lauri, a Georgia native, was raised in Forest Park and enjoyed Lake Lanier as a child. After graduating fro ...

Gwinnett

Wayne E. Nichols, Sr, 95, Buford
Wayne E. Nichols, Sr., age 95, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his first wife of over fifty years, Violet M. Nichols; second w ...
Daniel T. “Danny” Doyle, age 55 of Buford, GA, died Monday, March 2, 2020 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM at ...

Habersham

Avery Murray, Jr, 74, Baldwin
Avery Murray, Jr.,  age 74, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2020. Mr. Murray was born on November 10, 1945 in Banks County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Betty Elrod Smith, Flowery Branch
Betty Elrod Smith passed away on Monday March 2, 2020 at Willowwood Nursing Center in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Mrs. Smith was born in Gainesville, Georgia on April 17, 1929 ...
Lewis Cantrell, 54, Gainesville
Lewis Cantrell age 54 of Gainesville, GA died on March 2, 2020. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Wimberly Funeral Home at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be held ...

Jackson

James Edward Gay, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edward Gay, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, March 2, 2020.  Mr. Gay was born in Loughman, Florid ...

Other

Bishop Stephen B. Hall, 54, Atlanta
Bishop Stephen B. Hall 54, of Atlanta passed away on Monday March 2, 2020. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Nick Rocky Brown, 58, Gibsonton, FL
Mr. Nick Rocky Brown, age 58, of Gibsonton, FL died Monday, March 2, 2020 at St. Joseph South Hospital.  Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Rossly Brown Shook.  ...

Stephens

Qunnie Rider, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Qunnie Mae Weaver Rider, age 86 of Richardson Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at the home of her son. A daughter of the late Hillard Burley Weaver and Bess ...
'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.