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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 3rd, 2017

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James Grady Higgins, 84, Winder
James Grady Higgins, age 84, of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Eddy Lamar Holbrook; daughter, Dwyna Christine Elinburg; pa ...

Dawson

Junior Higgins, 83, Dawsonville
Junior Higgins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born July 25, 1934 in Forsyth County to the late R ...

Forsyth

Annette Green Albert, 52, Cumming
Annette Green Albert, age 52, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm at Nix Bridge Park in Dawsonville. ...
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, 69, Cumming
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Trevor Townley. Survivors include her husband, Roy Dancy o ...
J.W. Holbrook, 92, Cumming
J.W. Holbrook, age 92, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was a lifetime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.  J.W. was a United States Army Air ...

Gwinnett

Jo Anne Koenig, 78, Buford
Mrs. Jo Anne Koenig, age 78, of Buford passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October ...

Habersham

Barbara Morrison Moore, 86, Clarkesville
Barbara Morrison Moore, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Moore was born on August 22, 1931, in Jack ...

Hall

Barbara Jean Bryant, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday October 6, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jean Bryant age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. David Smith will o ...
Billy "Bill" Melvin Lipscomb, 85, Gainesville
Billy M. “Bill” Lipscomb, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at 10:03 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Bill ...

Jackson

John William Hasenauer, 58, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John William Hasenauer, age 58, of Nicholson GA, who passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017. John was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania a s ...

Lumpkin

Daniel Lee “Bo” Brantley II, age 41, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Daniel was born in Atlanta on July 9, 1976 to the late Daniel Lee and Bren ...
Vernell Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Vernell Peck age 89 of Dahlonega passed away on October 3, 2017.  Mrs. Peck was a lifetime resident of Hall and Lumpkin Counties.  She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptis ...

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Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, 86, South Carolina
Mrs. Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, age 86 of 130 Burrell Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A daughter of the ...
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