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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2016

Habersham

Elaine Worthy Black, 75, Demorest
Elaine Worthy Black, age 75, of Demorest, went to be with The Lord Thursday March 3, 2016 following  an extended illness. Mrs. Black was born January 11, 1941, in Char ...
Rev. William Orman Knight, 91, Clarkesville
Rev. William Orman Knight, 91, of Clarkesville, died March 3 from complications associated with vascular dementia.  He was born June 5, 1924, at Pinedale, the Knight family ...

Hall

Myrtle Tipton Everett, 91, Gainesville
Myrtle Tipton Everett passed away March 3, 2016. She was born on August 21, 1924 in White County, Ga. but grew up in Chicopee Village. Mrs. Everett was the daughter of Carl and Jos ...
Ms. Judith Ann (Murray) Grubbs, age 74, of Lula, GA, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &n ...

Lumpkin

Robeson Carter Pickel, 85, Dahlonega
Robeson Carter Pickel age 85 of Dahlonega passed away on March 3, 2016.  Mr. Pickel was graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and was a mem ...

Other

Mary Evelyn Gositt, 67, Hull
Mary Evelyn Gositt, age 67 of Hull, GA passed away Thursday March 03, 2016. Mrs. Gositt was the daughter of the late Robert F. and Alice Pearl Hubbard Burtling. She was of the H ...

White

Miles Herbert Faine, 82, Cleveland
Mr.Miles Herbert Fain, age 82 of Cleveland. Herbert passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00pm, Sunday, March 6, 2016 in the funeral chapel with ...
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