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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 2nd, 2020

Banks

Helen Birdie Hamilton May, 80, Homer, formerly of the Batesville Community
Helen Birdie Hamilton May, age 80 of Homer, Georgia formerly of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 02, 2020. Born in Habersham County, ...

Dawson

James J. “Jim” Alldred, 77, Dawsonville
James J. “Jim” Alldred, Jr., 77, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday May 2, 2020 at his residence. Born November 4, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James J. and ...

Gwinnett

Glenda Faye Smith, 61, Buford
Glenda Faye Smith, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, William Frank Smith; mother, Lillie Mae Allen Ragsdale; s ...

Habersham

Lillian Ann Taylor, 68, Demorest
Lillian Ann Taylor, age 68, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Ms. Taylor was born on June 11, 1951 to the late Griff and Mary Sue Merk Allison. In addit ...

Hall

Joseph D. Bellville, 78, Clermont
Joseph D. Bellville, 78, of Clermont, GA died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at home.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 4:00 p.m., at W. R. Strickland an ...
Gary Wilson Coley, Sr., 73, Braselton
Gary Wilson Coley, Sr age 73 of Braselton passed away Friday May 1, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Winder. Mr. Coley was born July 12, 1946 in Gainesville to the ...
Danny Dennis Fraley, 82, Gainesville
Danny Dennis Fraley, 82 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on May 2, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Fraley was born April 12, 1938. He graduated from Chattanooga ...
Shirley Reed Grindle, 90, Gainesville
Shirley Reed Grindle age 90 of Gainesville passed away Saturday May 2, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Grindle was born December 19, 1929 in Cherokee County, ...
 Yolanda Pascual, age 93, passed away quietly in her sleep on May 2, 2020 after years of declining health.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Dr. Rafa ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Ronald Hugo "Ronnie" Bafile, age 86 of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020.  Born June 8, 1933 in Iron Mountain, Michigan to parents Hugo and Nina ...
Julie Gentry Sanford, Hattiesburg, Miss., formerly of Dahlonega
Ms. Julie Gentry Sanford, a long time resident of Lumpkin County, passed away on May 2, 2020 in Hattiesburg, MS.  Ms. Sanford was born August 2, 1944 in Seneca, SC. She mov ...

Other

Sarah Cowart, 96, Atlanta
Mrs Sarah Cowart, age 96 passed away May 2, 2020 in Atlanta GA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Hudson Cowart Sr. and parents Theresa Mae and Walter Ott ...

White

James L. (J.L.) Seabolt, 92, Cleveland
Mr. James L. (J.L.) Seabolt, age 92, native of Cleveland, Ga, passed away peacefully at his home in the early hours of May 2 with Maxine, his faithful and dedicated wife of 72 year ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died