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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 19th, 2015

Forsyth

David Shortnacy of Forsyth County, GA, age 75, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Lillian Shortnacy, his two sisters, Malvi ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Matthew "Scott" Coleman, age 59, of Lilburn, GA passed away March 3, 2015. Although he was born in Minneapolis, MN, he grew up and spent much of his life in Chamblee ...

Habersham

Mary McClellan Carmichael, 86, Clarkesville
Mary McClellan Carmichael, age 86 of Clarkesville, passed away March 19, 2015. Born in Wauchula, Florida on October 20, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Moses Lamb McClellan an ...

Hall

Betty Jo Cagle Roper, 76, Gainesville
Betty Jo Cagle Roper, 76, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Pasco Regional Medical Center in Dade City, FL following an extended illness.Funeral services wil ...
Grace Jarrett, 96, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday March 21, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Grace Jarrett age 96 of Gainesville. The Rev. Randall Popham will offici ...
Randall Chadwick 'Chad' Evans, 36, Flowery Branch
Mr. Randall Chadwick "Chad" Evans of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...

Lumpkin

Barbara Sue Grizzle, 77, Dahlonega
Barbara Sue Grizzle, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015.She was born and raised in Suches, GA where she graduated from Woody Gap High School, and spent m ...

Other

Mary Joyce Patrick McElreath, 70, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mary Joyce Patrick McElreath, age 70, of Danielsville, who passed away on Thursday March 19th, 2015. She was the daughter of the ...

White

Frances Thompson, 77, Cleveland
Frances Thompson, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Thompson was born January 15, 1938 in Cleveland to ...
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