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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 31st, 2015

Forsyth

Mr. Joseph Slater Bruce, loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, went to be with his loving Heavenly Father in Heaven on August 31, 2015.   Joseph is survived b ...

Habersham

Andrew Sutton, 84, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Andrew Sutton, age 84 of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Providence Baptist Church. &n ...

Lumpkin

David C. Grizzle, 69, Dahlonega
David C. Grizzle, age 69, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. David was a native and lifelong resident ...

Other

Mildred Helton, 72, Canon
Mildred Helton, 72, of Canon, GA passed away on August 31, 2015. A native of Hall County, Mrs. Helton was retired from the R-Ranch. A loving wife, mother and friend, she will ...
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