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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 29th, 2017

Forsyth

William L. "Bill" Boling, 71, Cumming formerly of Ball Ground
William L. "Bill" Boling, 71, formerly of Ball Ground, Georgia and for the past five years, a resident of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017.  He was t ...

Gwinnett

Phillip N. Sweeting, 71, Buford
Phillip N. Sweeting, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Mr. Sweeting is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Maureen Kent Sweeting, Buford, GA; so ...

Habersham

Harvey Lincoln Edwards, 83, Clarkesville
Harvey Lincoln Edwards passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the age of 83.  Born in Danvers, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late H ...

Hall

Nelda D. Huscusson, 65, Flowery Branch
          Mrs. Nelda D. Huscusson age 65 of Flowery Branch passed away on Sunday October 29, 2017 at her residence following an ext ...
Bobby Darnel Lott, 63, Gainesville
     Mr. Bobby Darnel Lott, age 63, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Ricky Allen Dean, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Allen Dean, 62, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Austin Crumley, 17, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Austin Crumley, age 17, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Austin Crumley was born in Athens, Georgia, the ...

Lumpkin

Rosanne Dobruck, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Rosanne Dobruck, age 77, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. Mrs. Dobruck, fondly known as “Roz” was born and raised in the small town of Herk ...

White

Jessica Gunter, 30, Cleveland
Jessica Gunter, 30, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2017.   She is survived by her parents, Phillip Gunter of Walton County, GA and Mary Harris and Robe ...
Lavenia Hunter Metzler, 92, Rome, formerly of Sautee Nacoochee
Lavenia Hunter Love Metzler, age 92 of Rome, formerly of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Mrs. Metzler was born on November 12, 1924, in White County, ...
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