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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 30th, 2017

Forsyth

Edward Marion Borg, 88, Cumming
Edward Marion Borg, 88 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday January 30, 2017. He was born on September 11, 1928 in the Bronx, New York City, NY the son of Albert Edward and Elea ...

Habersham

Barbara Wales Hunter Johnson, 85, Clarkesville
Memorial services Barbara Wales Hunter Johnson, age 85 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville.&nbs ...
Eleanor McConnell Nix, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Eleanor McConnell Nix of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Clarkesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Brian Butl ...

Hall

Dewell L. Allison, 86, Chestnut Mountain
Mr. Dewell L. Allison, age 86, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, following a brief illness, surrounded by hi ...

Jackson

Billy Darrell Roberts, 79, Braselton
Billy Darrell Roberts, age 79, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 30, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017 at New Liberty United Metho ...

Other

Gary S. Lewis, 73, Alpharetta
Gary S. Lewis, age 73, of Alpharetta passed away Monday, January 30, 2017.  Gary was a lifelong resident of the Holbrook Campground community, living his entire life within tw ...

Rabun

Henry Edgar Owens, 91, Satolah
Henry Edgar Owens, age 91, of Satolah, GA, passed away on January 30, 2017 at his home. His loved ones surrounded him as he went to be with the lord. Edgar was a devout Christia ...

White

John Dennis “Denny” Rhoday, age 74 of Helen, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017. Mr. Rhoday was born in Marion, Indiana the son of John Gerald Rhoday and the la ...
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