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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 16th, 2010

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Hazel Blanche Barnett, 91, Commerce
Mrs. Hazel Blanche Barnett, age 91, of Nicholson, GA died August 16, 2010 at the BJC Nursing Home. Mrs. Barnett was born in Nicholson, GA to the late, Clarence and Mittie Seay Lut ...
Mary Helen Stanford, 81, Cumming
Mrs. Mary Helen Stanford, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 15, 2010. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll Sta ...
Sandra Joe Fitzgerald, 71, Cumming
Sandra Joe Fitzgerald, age 71 of Acworth, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Services are pending at Georgia National Cemetery and will be announced at a later date. A p ...
William Louie Westbrook, age 84 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Graveside Services will be held Thursday, August 19th at Greenlawn Cemetery in Roswell, Ge ...

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Alma Cox Knesz, 70, Cumming
Alma Cox Knesz, age 70 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A private on-line ...
Carolyn M. Craft, 95, Gainesville
Carolyn Martin Craft died Monday August 16, 2010, one day after celebrating her 95th birthday with her family. She was born on August 15, 1915 in Shellman, GA where she developed c ...
Jacky Lynn Taylor, 47, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jacky Lynn Taylor, age 47, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Kenneth Taylor, Rev. De ...
John Blanchard Toothaker, age 78 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 16, 2010.Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A privat ...
LJ McCann, 93, Gainesville
Mr. L.J McCann, 93 of Gainesville died Sunday. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at St. John Baptist Church at 1:00. Internment Memorial Park Cemetery. He was ...
Ruth Brownlow Seymour, Gainesville
Fountain Funeral Home of Avon Park Florida announces the passing of Mrs. Ruth Brownlow Seymour formerly of New Holland Ga. Mrs. Seymour went to be with her lord on Aug.14th 2010 fo ...
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