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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 11th, 2011

Dawson

Estelle Reece, 72, Dawsonville
Estelle Reece, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 11, 2011 at Hew Horizons West following an extended illness.Born March 5, 1939 in Gilmer County to the late Mantley a ...

Forsyth

GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, Fairmont
GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, of Fairmont, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 11th, 2011.He is survived by his parents, Gary and Betty Farmer of Dahlonega, Georgia; fiancé ...
Gerald Anthony Hodapp, 63, Cumming
Gerald Anthony "Jerry" Hodapp, age 63, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He was a longtime employee of Verizon Wireless. Jerry loved spending time with ...
Veronica Meade, 71, Cumming
Veronica "Ronnie" Meade, born August 28, 1940, formerly from Boston, Mass, entered into eternal peace Sunday September 11, 2011.Her final days were spent surrounded by fa ...
Wayne Larsen, 66, Cumming
Mr. Wayne Larsen, age 66, of Cumming, formerly of Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Johnnie Larsen. Survivors include h ...

Hall

Norman J. Bragg Sr., 74, Murrayville
Mr. Norman J. Bragg Sr., age 74, of Murrayville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.Mr. Bragg was the son of the late Norman R. Bragg and Clara Bruock Bragg.Mr. Bragg was a self employed ...
Shirley Nell Jones, 68, Gainesville
Shirley Nell Jones, age 68, of Gainesville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.She was the daughter of the late Luther Daniel Jones and Mary Lou Parks Jones. She is survived by her sister ...

Jackson

George O'Kelley Sr., 74, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Dilmos O'Kelley Sr., age 74, of Maysville, Ga. who passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2011.Mr. O'Kelley was born in ...
Tammie Marie Bryant, age 52, of Hull, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Eastside Baptist Church, Winde ...

Rabun

Truett Thompson, 82, Clayton
Truett Thompson, 82, of Clayton, GA passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born in Persimmon Community, Rabun County, Georgia and was the so ...

White

David Roy Chastain, 75, Helen
David Roy Chastain, age 75 of Helen, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Chastain was born May 5, 1936 in Young Harris to the late Vea a ...
Lamar Allen,, 70, Cleveland
Lamar Allen, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Allen was born September 20, 1940 in Habersham County to the late ...
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