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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Claud Chester Summers, III. , age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Claud served proudly for 7 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived ...

Habersham

Carl Cook, 85, Alto
Carl Cook, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Born on December 11, 1931 in Alto, Georgia, he was a son of the late B.W. and Lessie Wade Cook. Mr. Cook was ...

Hall

Michael (Mike) Anderson, 77, Gainesville
Michael “Mike” Anderson, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 5, 2017. A  Celebration of Life will be held Monday October 23, 201 ...

Jackson

Stanley Paul Morrison, 54, Commerce
  Mr. Stanley Paul Morrison, age 54, of Commerce died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Morrison was born in Alexandria, LA ...
Miles J. Williams, 63, Talmo
Mr. Miles J. Williams, age 63, of Talmo, GA, formerly of Suwanee, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Emory University Hospital.  Mr. Williams was born in Duluth to the late Char ...
Leslie Cain Campbell, 85, Hoschton
Leslie Caine Campbell, age 85, of Hoschton passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.  Memorial services with military honors will be held 2:00 pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at Jeffe ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jacqueline Elsie Sharik Phillips, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 20, 2017.  Mrs. Phillips was ...
Rev. Jerry Smith, 76, Commerce
Rev. Jerry Smith age 76 of Commerce passed away Friday Oct. 20, 2017 at his residence.   Rev. Smith was born in Ila on July 26, 1941 to the late William Jewell Smith, Sr. &a ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Henry Black Jr, 90, Dahlonega
Thomas Henry Black Jr., age 90, of Dahlonega passed away at his home on October 20, 2017.  Tom was a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church. Throughout his life Tom enjoy ...

Stephens

Mrs. Patsy Ann McCurley Westmoreland age 72 of 1147 Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Jesse R ...
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