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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 27th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nicolae Ticle, 94, Lawrenceville
  Nicolae Ticle, age 94, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. He is survived by his children, Veronica Bercea, Viorica Moraru, Ioan Ticle and Nicol ...
John C. Haddad, 60, Buford
John C. Haddad, age 60, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Mr. Haddad is survived by his wife of twenty-two years, Marilyn Madock Haddad, Buford, GA; children, ...
Maximus Daniel Janton, 6, Sugar Hill
Maximus Daniel Janton, age 6, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Dan and Keri Janton; brothers, Duke Janton and Beau Janton; gra ...

Habersham

Mary “Chris” Andrews, 73, Clarkesville
Mary “Chris” Andrews, age 73, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017.   Mrs. Andrews was born on November 10, 1943, in New Albany, ...

Hall

William A. "Pete" Smith, 93, Gainesville
William A. Smith, better known as "Pete" passed away Friday October 27, 2017 at his residence from an extended illness.  He was born March 5, 1924 to Mack Allen Smit ...

Jackson

Granny Louise Harmon, 99, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Granny Louise Harmon, age 99, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Mrs. Harmon was born in Rochelle, Georgia, ...

Stephens

Mr. Wayne Erastus Carpenter, age 91, of South Big A Road in Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Rose City Rehab in Thomasville, Georgia.  A son of the late ...

White

Virginia "Ginny" Dawn Cook of Cleveland went to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 22, 2017. Ginny was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Springfield, Pennsylvania. Gin ...
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