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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 3rd, 2020

Banks

  Mrs. Allene Anderson Sears, age 78, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Sears was born in Commerce to the late Charlie and Carrie Mize ...

Barrow

Mr. William Alfred Griffith, III, age 76, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Services will be private. Mr. Bill Griffith was born March 10, 1944 to the late Willi ...

Forsyth

Robert Alfred Sallmen Jr. of Cumming, Georgia passed away on June 3, 2020. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Ho ...

Gwinnett

William Henry Shelton, 79, Sugar Hill
Mr. William Henry Shelton, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on June 2, 2020.  He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Lynn, Flowery Branch GA and son David Lee Shelton, Fl ...

Habersham

Agnes Marie Davis Moore, 80, Mt. Airy
Agnes Marie Davis Moore, age 80, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Born on September 17, 1939, in Madison, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Dors ...
Sylvia B. Palmer, 85, Cornelia
Mrs. Sylvia B. Palmer, 85 of Habersham County, died June 3rd 2020. She was the wife of Gerald K. Palmer.  They were happily married for 58 years until his death in 2015. Their ...
William H. "Bill" Elrod, Jr., age 73, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at his home. Mr. Elrod was born on May 4, 1947, at the "The C ...
William H. "Bill" Elrod, Jr., age 73, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at his home. Mr. Elrod was born on May 4, 1947, at the "The C ...

Hall

Linda Wilson Edmonds Jones, 71, Gainesville
Linda Wilson Edmonds Jones age 71 of Gainesville died peacefully Wednesday June 3, 2020.  Born February 2, 1949 in Columbus, Ohio.  Moved to Jacksonville, Florida at age ...

Jackson

Larry Leon Timms, 78, Braselton
Larry Leon Timms, age 78, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020.  Larry loved to hunt, fish, was a member of Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy, and loved to ta ...

Lumpkin

Ivan Grady Buice, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Ivan Grady Buice of Dahlonega, Georgia went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was born on October 3, 1963. Ivan is preceded in death by his par ...

Other

Dean Holcomb, 72, Lillian, AL
On June 3, 2020 at 10.30 AM holding his wife’s hand Dean Holcomb, loving husband and brother, had entered eternal life in his home in Lillian, Alabama at the young age o ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88