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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 30th, 2012

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James Allen Smithson, 78, Gainesville
James Allen "Jim" Smithson passed away peacefully at home on April 30, 2012 after battling a long, courageous fight with Parkinson's Disease. A Memorial Service will ...
James Norman Fitzpatrick, 70, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Thursday May 3, 2012 at Faith Baptist Church for Mr. James Norman Fitzpatrick age 70 of Gainesville. The body will lie-in-state from 1:0 ...
John L. Kenimer, 78, Gainesville
Mst. Sgt. John Leonard Kenimer also known as "Jake" in the Gainesville area, age 78, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012. He was a member of Belton Baptist Church in L ...
Tarcisio Martinez, 85, Gainesville
Tarcisio Martinez, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ser ...

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Rebecca Lynn Shoemaker, 44, Bethlehem
Rebecca Lynn Shoemaker, age 44, of Bethlehem passed away Monday, April 30, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawso ...
Thomas Vernon Pryor, 83, Maysville
Mr. Thomas Vernon Pryor, age 83, of Maysville, GA died Monday, April 30, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Pryor was born in Albia, IA to the late Thomas Rudolph and Myrtle Marie Dix Pry ...

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Annabelle Maye Hopke, 73, Sautee Nacoochee
Annabelle Maye Hopke, age 73 of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Monday, April 30, 2012 following an extended illness. Mrs. Hopke was born October 6, 1938 in Decatur, IL to the late C ...
Nay Hale Duke, 74, Cleveland
Nay Hale Duke, age 74 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, April 30, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Duke was born in Jefferson Ga on December 12, 1937 to Martha Louise Hale Duke and the l ...
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