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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 23rd, 2010

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Donn Matthew â, 24, Cumming
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Pauline King Stewart, 89, Cumming
Mrs. Pauline King Stewart, age 89, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Carl Stewart. Survivors include sons and dau ...

Habersham

Billy Joe Sellers, 33, Commerce
Mr. Billy Joe Sellers, age 33, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, May 22, 2010 at St. Maryâ

Hall

Mr. Robert Douglas Castleberry, age 75, of Roopville, GA, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, May 22, 2010 after failing health. He was preceded in death by his parent ...

Jackson

Grace Evans Freeman, 96, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Grace Evans Freeman, age 96 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest on Sunday afternoon, May 23, 2010. Funeral services will be ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Grace Margenice Evans Freeman , age 96, of Hoschton, GA, died May 23, 2010. Mrs. Freeman, born April 22, 1914 in Jackson County, was a dau ...
Jerry Lewis Griffin, 61, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jerry Lewis Griffin, age 61, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Mr. Griffin was born on August 5, 1948 in Commer ...
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