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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 20th, 2015

Dawson

Anna S. Parrish, 83, Dawsonville
Anna S. Parrish, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 20, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born October 31, 1931 in Germany to the late Ad ...
Hoyt C. Flanagan Sr, 71, Dawsonville
Hoyt C. Flanagan Sr., 71, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Tuesday, October, 20, 2015. He is retired from Mullins Brothers Paving where he worked over 30 years.   Hoyt is ...

Forsyth

John Hugh Pruitt, 72, Cumming
John Hugh Pruitt was born June 11, 1943 to John and Eloise Heard Pruitt and passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the age of 72.  John lived all of his life on Castleberry ...

Habersham

Dr. Huey David Perry, 78, Clarkesville
Dr. Huey David Perry, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.   Dr. Perry was born on December 12, 1936 in Fruithurst, Alabama, to the late Eme ...

Hall

Rev. Marvin E. Bearden, 90, Oakwood
Reverend Marvin E. Bearden, age 90 of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday ...
Robert Jack Coleman, 94, Gainesville
Robert Jack Coleman, 94, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Lanier Village Estates following an extended illness.       &nb ...
Jerimiah Anthany Hail Echols, 25, Gainesville
Jerimiah Anthany Hail Echols age 25 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 20, 2015 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Jerimiah was born in Lawrenceville, Ga. and attended East Hall H ...
Mrs. Berdele Sullins Maness, age 85 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Bobby (Bob) Mulkey, 76, Lula
Bobby “Bob” Mulkey, 76, of Lula passed away Monday October 19, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehabilitation following a period of declining health. Born November 6, ...
Regina Nix, 61, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday October 23, 2015 at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Regina Nix age 61 of Gainesville. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. to ...
Funeral services for Hattie Grace Martin White of Clermont, Ga. will be held Thursday October 22, 2015 in Sardis Baptist Church at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friend ...

Jackson

Gerald Warden Lichtenberger, 68, Pendergrass
Gerald Warden Lichtenberger, age 68, of Pendergrass passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015.  The family will honor Mr. Lichtenberger's wishes and hold no services.  La ...

Lumpkin

Dudley Jennings Walker, 70, Dahlonega
Dudley Jennings Walker, 70, of Dahlonega, GA and Mars Hill, NC, died on October 20th, 2015, after a hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Deede, son, Jennin ...

Other

Warner Bohn Fleming, 90, Athens
Mr. Warner Bohn Fleming, age 90 of Athens died Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Lanier Gardens. Mr. Fleming was born in Cleveland, OH to the late, John Judson and Edith Haake Fleming. ...

Stephens

Mr. Joseph “Joe” Edwin Holland, age 85 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A son of the late James Ernest and ...

White

Willie Lee Haygood, 89, Cleveland
Memorial services for, Willie Lee Haygood  age 89 of Cleveland, Ga. Will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday October 31, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Haygood died Octo ...
Tommy Bruce Preston, 57, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Tommy Bruce Preston, age 57 of Cleveland. Tommy passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. A celebration of his incredibl ...
Lois Rarick, 88, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Lois Rarick, age 88 of Cleveland. Mrs Rarick passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. No services are planned for Mrs. ...
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