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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 5th, 2011

Forsyth

Len Moore, 65, Dawsonville
Len Moore, age 65, of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Len was a member of Silver City Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and member of the choir. He was a Vietna ...

Gwinnett

Cynthia Turner Kemptner, age 55 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Funeral service will be held Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Dar ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Bobbie Smith Wooten Barton, age 76, of Cornelia, will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 8, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. George Wooten and R ...

Hall

Irene Jones, 86, Chicopee
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday April 9, 2011 in Chicopee United Methodist Church for Irene S. "Bibbie" Jones, 86, of Chicopee. Rev. Page Bennett will offi ...
Mae Bell Leachman Wilkes, 79, Bowersville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mae Bell Leachman Wilkes, age 79, of Bowersville, who passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Mrs. Wilkes was born in Commerce, GA, a ...
Richard William Miller, 79, Gainesville
Richard William Miller, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011. He most recently moved into Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville to enjoy a senior lifestyle, b ...

Lumpkin

George Edward Brooksher, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Edward Brooksher, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a sudden illness. Edward was born ...

White

Larry Parish,, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Larry Parish, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 05, 2011. Larry went to be with the Lord and to meet family members gone before him, his parents, Charles Dugger ...
Virginia Pierce, 85, Cleveland
Virginia Pierce, 85 of Cleveland, GA formerly of Hall County, died April 5, 2011 at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Gainesville, on April 25, 1925, the daug ...
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