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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 25th, 2017

Banks

Dennis Randall McClure, 66, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Randall McClure, age 66 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Mr. McClure was born in ...

Forsyth

Robert Leland Tidwell, 88, Cumming
Robert Leland Tidwell, age 88, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School and led singi ...

Gwinnett

Christopher B. Moore, 79, Suwanee
Christopher B. Moore, age 79, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Jill Porter Moore, Suwanee, GA; sons ...

Habersham

Clyde Carroll Edmonds, 88, Mount Airy
Mr. Clyde Carroll Edmonds, age 88 of Mount Airy, Georgia, the Lord called him home on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 after an extended illness.  A son of the late Rev. Clyde ...

Hall

Harold Joe Whiting, 89, Gainesville
On October 25, 2017, Harold Joe Whiting, age 89, entered into the realm of Glory, where he was greeted by his Savior Jesus, and his wife of 61 years, Daisy Burtz Whiting. He was al ...

Jackson

Ruby Jean Roberts, 85, Commerce
Ruby Jean Roberts, age 85 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.   Born on Jan. 15, 1932 in Carnesville, GA, Mrs. Roberts was the daughter of the late Ed ...

White

Rocky Dale Fair, 64, Cleveland
Rocky Dale Fair, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Fair was born on July 8, 1953, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Roy an ...
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