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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 11th, 2011

Dawson

Vera Mae Lee Barrett, 74, Dawsonville
Vera Mae Lee Barrett, age 74 of Dawsonville passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Rayford and ...

Habersham

Dora L. Woody, 67, Cornelia
Dora L. Woody, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Ms. Woody was born on June 27, 1943, in Union County, Georgia to the late Fred and Liller Helt ...
L.R. "Lee Roy" Chastain, 99, Demorest
Rev. L.R. "Lee Roy" Chastain, age 99, of Demorest, GA went home to be with his Lord and Master on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Rev. Chastain was born in Pickens County, SC ...
LeeRoy Chastain, 99, Demorest
Rev. LeeRoy Chastain, age 99, of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral arrangements ar ...

Hall

Betty Jones Robertson, 79, Gainesville
Betty Jones Robertson, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services a ...
Billy Ralph Carlton, 65, Gainesville
Billy Ralph Carlton, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, January 1 ...
Caroline Rowan Kidd, 59, Lexington
Caroline Rowan Kidd, 59, of Lexington, VA, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at Traces of Tiger.She was the daughter of James Calvin Kidd, who preceded her in death, and Mary C ...
Nora Ann McCoy, 47, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Nora Ann McCoy, 47, of Lula. Survivors include husband Donnie McCoy, daughters Rebecca McCoy and Elizabeth McCoy of Lula, brothers Randall ...
Richard "Ricky Tagalong" Wayne Grindle, age 49 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral se ...
Sara Gertrude Mann Milton, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Sara Gertrude Mann Milton, age 73, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Milton was born in Elmore County, AL to the late J ...
Willie Beck Dover Bailes, 90, Gainesville
Willie Beck Dover Bailes, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...

Jackson

Rufus Eubanks, 86, Jefferson
Mr. Rufus Eubanks, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2011.Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia.

White

Chloe Gibson York, 92, Helen
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Chloe Gibson York, age 92 of Kannapolis, N.C. formerly of Helen. Mrs. Gibson passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2011 a ...
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