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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 25th, 2010

Dawson

Mabel Elrod Wallace, 93, Dawsonville
Mabel Elrod Wallace, 93, of Dawsonville died Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born September 26, 1916 in Ducktown, Tennesse ...

Forsyth

Bob L. Jones, 86, Cumming
Bob L. Jones, 86, of Cumming died on February 25, 2010 at Embracing House Hospice. The son of the late Robert and Eather Jones, he was born in Ashville, AL and grew up in Steele, ...
David Lee Waycaster, 55, Cumming
Mr. David Lee Waycaster, age 55, of Cumming passed away Thursday, February 25, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Betty Fields; and brothers, Ricky Waycaster ...

Hall

Dewey Floyd Baxter, Sr., 80, Gainesville
Dewey Floyd Baxter Sr. age 80, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Baxter was born Apr ...
Ernestine Shuler, 77, Gainesville
Ernestine Roper Shuler, age 77, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2010 at the Gwinnett Medical Center. Mrs. Shuler was a lifetime resident of Gainesville. She retired from K-Mart, ...

Jackson

Audrey A. Martin, 77, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Audrey A. Martin, age 77, of Athens who passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2010. Mrs. Martin, born in Talladega, Alabama, was a da ...
Mamie Lou Turner, 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mamie Lou Turner, 94, of Commerce who died late Thursday afternoon, February 25, 2010, in Cleveland. Born in Banks County, she was the dau ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86