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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 14th, 2013

Barrow

Mrs. Johnnie McDaniel Chance, age 69, of Auburn, GA passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "C. C." Chance. She is survi ...

Forsyth

Nellie Garrett Martin, 104, Cumming
Nellie Garrett Martin, of Cumming, GA, age 104, passed away on March 14, 2013. She was born December 5, 1908 in Old Milton county, now Milton, Fulton county, GA. Nellie moved to Fo ...

Habersham

John 'Eddie' Pruitt, 48, Cornelia
John "Eddie" Pruitt, age 48, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at his residence. Eddie was born on September 20, 1964, in Demorest, Georgia, ...
Willard Lee Pruitt, 85, Cornelia
Mrs. Willard Lee Pruitt, age 85 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Banks County on May 15, 1927, she was the daughter o ...

Hall

Barbara Lee Hatfield Elliott, 71, Gainesville
Barbara Lee Hatfield Elliott, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Rebecca Echevarria Bernal, 84, Gainesville
Rebecca Echevarria Bernal, age 84 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Sandra J. Cantrell, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Sandra J. Cantrell, 72, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Born in Jacksonville Beach, Fl., on August 26, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Char ...

Lumpkin

David Harris, 60, Dahlonega
David Harris, 60 of Dahlonega, Ga., passed away March 14, 2013. Wake Services are planned for Tuesday March 19, 2013 7-8pm at the Wimberly & Jackson Chapel.Funeral services are ...
Ernest Grizzle, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Ernest Grizzle, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 following an extended illness.Ernest was the son of the late Jim and Lois Rider Grizzle, and was ...

Other

Mary Evelyn Sutton Allen, of Roswell, GA, age 86, passed away on March 14, 2013. Evelyn was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church and was saved and baptized in 1939 at Mou ...

White

Funeral mass for Phyllis Ann Martin Enright, age 88, of Sautee will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM from the St. Mark Catholic Church. Bishop Luis Zarama and Fr. J ...
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