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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 27th, 2010

Banks

Edmond "Cuckle" Dodd, 67, Maysville
Edmond "Cuckle" Dodd, age 67 of Maysville, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010, at BJC Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on October 21, 1942, he was the son of the ...

Dawson

Rondall L. "Ron" Ward, 69, Dawsonville
Rondall L. "Ron" Ward, 69, of Dawsonville died Friday August 27, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Born December 13, 1940 to the late Le ...

Forsyth

Helen Marie Newcomb, 84, Cumming
Helen Marie Newcomb, age 84 of Roswell, Georgia passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A private on ...
Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey, 54, Birmingham,AL
Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey, age 54, of Birmingham, AL., formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Ray Ben ...
Thomas C. Evers, 64, Cumming
Thomas C. Evers, 64, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. Born in Plant City, FL, he is the son of the late John and Regina Evers.Mr. Evers relocated to GA from Bran ...
Vicki Mashburn Benson, 53, Cumming
Mrs. Vicki Mashburn Benson, age 53 of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 28, 2010. Mrs. Benson was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church in Forsyth County. She was preceded in de ...

Habersham

Mr. Dennis "Pop" Anderson, age 77, of Alto passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Northeast GA Medical Center. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by ...
Emily Frances Cash Tidwell, age 94, of Cornelia, GA passed away, Friday, August 27, 2010 in Decatur, Georgia following an extended illness. Mrs. Tidwell was born in Cornelia, GA o ...

Hall

Daniel Matthews, 61, Hull
Mr. Daniel Matthews, age 61, of Hull, GA died Friday August 27, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Matthews was born in Marietta, GA to Claudia Eubanks Matthews of Commer ...
Mark A. Springston, 44, Lula
Mark A. Springston, 44, Lula passed away Thursday August 26, 2010. Complete arrangements to be announced later by Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Willard Greenberry Croft, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Willard Greenberry Croft, 87 of Gainesville died Friday August 27, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Croft had lived in Gainesvill ...

Jackson

Houston Wayne Osborn, 66, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Houston Wayne Osborn, 66, of Commerce who died on Thursday evening at BJC Hospital in Commerce. Born in Cedartown, GA, he was the son of Ar ...
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