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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 16th, 2016

Dawson

Charles Robert McCullough, 64, Dawsonville
Charles Robert McCullough, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 15, 2016 at his residence. Born July 23, 1951 to the late Helen and Alvis McCullough, Charles lived for ...

Forsyth

Glenn Devon Crowe, 69, Cumming
Glenn Devon Crowe, age 69, of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Glenn loved being outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and garage sales. He liked trivia and card ...

Habersham

Dorothy Evelyn Gibbs Thigpen, 83, Clarkesville
Dorothy Evelyn Gibbs Thigpen passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   Dorothy was born to Isaac and Bessie O’Quinn Gibbs in St. Augustine, Florida, on April 20, 1 ...

Hall

Hattie Bell Turner Stephens, 71, Gainesville
              Mrs. Hattie Bell Turner Stephens, age 71 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, ...
Fukimo “Jackie” Holcomb, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Fumiko “Jackie” Holcomb, 85, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 16, 2016 at her residence. Born in Oreo, Japan, Mrs. Holcomb had lived in Hall County f ...
Ruby Mote, Gainesville
? Ruby Mote passed away at her home on February 16, 2016.   She was preceded in death by two of her children, Michael Mote and Gloria Mote; two grandchildren, Ronald ...
Ruby Motes, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Motes, 83 of Gainesville died Tuesday February 16, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Ho ...
               William James “Jim” Robinson, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, February ...
Bobby Leon Waddell, 71, Bryson, NC. formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Leon Waddell, age 71, of Bryson City, North Carolina, formerly of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thu ...
Leo N. Whelchel, 73, Gainesville
Leo N. Whelchel, 73, of Gainesville, peacefully entered into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on the afternoon of February 16, 2016. Leo was born in Gainesville on August ...

Jackson

Jimmie Winfred Wilson, 81, Jefferson
Mr. Jimmie Winfred Wilson, age 81, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Wilson was born in Commerce to the late James Neece ...
Frampton Wyndham, 68, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frampton Wyndham, age 68, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The Funeral Services are incomplet ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frampton Edward Wyndham Jr., age 69, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Mr. Wyndham was born in Monc ...

Other

Johnny A. Webb, 88, Blue Ridge
Mr. Johnny A. Webb, age 88 of 40 Lakeside Drive, Blue Ridge, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Felton Manor Assisted Living in Cartersville, Georgia.   A ...
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