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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 15th, 2015

Banks

Sam White, 74, Rock Springs
Sam White, age 74, of the Rocks Springs Community, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015. Born on March 1, 1941 in Banks County, he was a son of the late Thomas Bradford and Luc ...

Gwinnett

Ruby Westbrooks Martin, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Huelon Martin; son, Arthur Martin; son-in-law ...

Hall

Jerry Dale Bowers, 74, Murrayville
Jerry Dale Bowers, 74, of Murrayville died August 15, 2015. Arrangements to be announced by Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.
Anna Canada Quinn, 41, Lula
Ms. Anna Canada Quinn, age 41, of Lula, Georgia, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Saturday, August 15, 2015.   Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 ...
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