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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Gwinnett

Billy R. Cofer, 67, Buford
Billy R. Cofer, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Charles M. (Joe) Randall, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Watts Randall and Madge Smith Randa ...

Habersham

  Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, age 92, of Mt. Airy passed away August 4, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on January 6, 1923 in Smith, Pennsylvania, ...

Hall

Lamar Lee Attaway, 76, Braselton
Lamar Lee Attaway, age 76, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mr. Attaway was one of the original volunteer members of the West Jackson Fire Department located ...
Michael John Beem, 57, Oakwood
      Mr. Michael John Beem, age 57 of Oakwood, went to his heavenly home, rejoicing being with Jesus and his loved ones on Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015 ...
Raymond Lee Carter, 87, Commerce
                Raymond Lee Carter, 87, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his residen ...
Leon Irvin, 74, Clermont
Leon Irvin, 74, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Born in Gainesville, GA. on May 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Mark Irvin and Mellie Satterfield ...
Connie Lee Tatum, 95, Gainesville
           Mrs. Connie Lee Tatum age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday August 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Jackson

Evelyn L. Scott, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn L. Scott of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Scott was born in Dayton, Ohio, the d ...

Lumpkin

Kay M. Breyer, 70, Dahlonega
Kay M. Breyer, 70, of Dahlonega, GA, a retired librarian from the Forsyth County Library system and the Lumpkin-Dawson Library system, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the ...

Other

Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, Loganville
                Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at he ...

White

Violet Rose Pierce, 95, Cleveland
Violet Rose Pierce age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Pierce was born in Ellis, Kansas to the late Melvin and Zora Ann Helms Kilgore.  Sh ...
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