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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 10th, 2014

Forsyth

Joseph Franceschi, 89, Cumming
Joseph Franceschi, 89, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 10, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Louise Franceschi of Cumming, GA; daughter, Jodi Isganitis of Cumming, GA; ...

Hall

Charles Rex Scott, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Rex Scott, Jr. age 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014. Complete arrangements to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. 989 ...
Charles Rex Scott, Jr., 63, Gainesville
Charles Rex Scott, Jr., devoted husband, father, and son, passed away on October 10, 2014 Born on June 13, 1952 in Richmond, VA to Estelle Gills Scott and Charles Rex Scott Sr. He ...

Lumpkin

Roy Towe, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Roy Towe, age 87, Dahlonega, GA died Friday, October 10, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Roy was born in Suches, GA March 1, 1927. He lived most of ...

Other

Dennis Clayton Loggins, 67, Riverdale
Dennis Clayton Loggins, age 67 of Riverdale, passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, October 12, ...

White

Richard Myers, 82, Cleveland
Richard Myers, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends holding his daughter's hand on October 10, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
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