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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 1st, 2012

Forsyth

Charles William Sterling Sr., age 88, of Forsyth County, passed away, Saturday, December 01, 2012. He was a member of Community Christian Church where he served as a Deacon for man ...
Clay Cowart, 91, Cumming
Rev. Clay Cowart, of Cumming, GA, age 91, passed away on December 1, 2012. Clay was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Edith Kate Lawson Cow ...
Raymond Stephen Carver, 83, Cumming
Mr. Raymond Stephen Carver, age 83, of Cumming passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Carver was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and retired ...

Habersham

MRS. ROSELL P. BARRON, age 83 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 01, 2012 at her residence.Born on April 24, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Emma Passmore. Mrs ...

Hall

Lois Fauscett Griffin, 88, Gillsville
Lois Fauscett Griffin, 88, of Gillsville died Saturday December 1, 2012 following a sudden illness. She was born in Gillsville to the late Augustus and Carrie Fauscett. She was a ...
Myrtle Louise "Dese" Whitmire, age 93 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Richie Vann Franklin, 52, Gainesville
Richie Vann Franklin, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, Decem ...

Jackson

JW Skelton, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. J.W. Skelton, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Mr. Skelton was born in Jackson County, a son to th ...

Lumpkin

Dudley Davis, 54, Dahlonega
Dudley Davis, age 54, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday December 1, 2012, at his home following an extended illness.Dudley was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. Dudle ...
Robert Carl Cripe, Dahlonega
Col. USAF (Retired) Robert Carl Cripe of Dahlonega, Georgia, previously of Centerville, Georgia, passed away December 1, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Bob lived a full ...
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