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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 22nd, 2013

Forsyth

Daniel Merton Sartre, 52, Cumming
Daniel Merton Sartre, 52, of Cumming, GA died on November 23, 2013 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Middletown, CT he was the son of Chris Sartre of Cumming, GA and Mert Sar ...

Habersham

Brenda Murray Carter, 62, Cornelia
Funeral services for Brenda Murray Carter, age 62, of Cornelia will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the ser ...

Hall

Charles F. Turner, 87, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday November 24, 2013 at Hopewell Baptist Church for Charles F. Turner, 87, of Gainesville. Rev. Gary Wilson and Rev. Tim Beasley will ...
Leroy Franklin Curry, 85, Gainesville
Leroy Franklin Curry, age 85, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, November, 2013. He was a member at Mayfield Baptist Church. Leroy was a former volunteer firefighter and sheet me ...

Other

Peggy Ann Smallwood Whisnant, 72, Winterville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Peggy Ann Smallwood Whisnant, age 72, of Winterville. She was the daughter of the late Frank Smallwood and the late Helen Irene ...

White

Alice Ruby Keith Wooten, 91, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mrs. Alice Ruby Keith Wooten, age 91 of Cleveland. Mrs. Wooten passed away Friday, November 22, 2013.Funeral services wi ...
Virginia Nell Pike, 75, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mrs Virginia Nell Pike, age 75 of Sautee. Mrs. Pike passed away, Friday, November 22, 2013. Born in Atlanta, on May 9, 1 ...
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