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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 12th, 2012

Forsyth

Evan Nathaniel Loggins, 21, Cumming
Evan Nathaniel Loggins, age 21, of Cumming, went home to be with the Lord, August 12, 2012. His grandparents, Byron and Syble Anderson along with his great grandmother, Claudine L ...
Margaret Louise Price, 80, Cumming
Margaret Louise Price, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 at her residence. Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Geor ...

Habersham

Charles Leroy "Buck" Simmons, age 66 of Baldwin, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012. Born in Habersham County on July 31, 1946, he was the son of the late Amos Leroy and ...

Hall

Shem Free Rider, 22, Grovetown formerly of Gainesville
Shem Free Rider, age 22 of Grovetown, Georgia, formerly Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia following injuries sustained in an autom ...

Jackson

C. E. "Ed" Morris, 79, Commerce
C. E. "Ed" Morris, age 79 of Commerce, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral servic ...

White

Richard John Nave, 68, Cleveland
Richard John Nave, age 68, of Cleveland, GA, died Sunday, August 12, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle acc ...
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