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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 13th, 2017

Forsyth

Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, Cumming
Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away November 13, 2017 on Monday at her home. She was born in Brooklet, Georgia to the late William Lucian Aycock and the ...

Gwinnett

Emily Robertson, 42, Buford
Emily  Robertson, age 42, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Skippy Robertson; grandparents, Cliff and Mari ...
Hazel White Williams, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel White Williams, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Gene Williams; brothers, Damo ...
Joan West Jones, 89, Dacula
Joan West Jones, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, John L. Jones, Jr. Mrs. Jones is survived ...

Habersham

Frances Freeman Barrett, age 86 of Alto passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Born in White County on October 23, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae ...

Hall

Lonzo Cantrell, 73, Gainesville
Lonzo Cantrell, age 73, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on November 13, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Lorenzo Young; four daughters: Denita Young, LaQuetta (Cha ...
Adelaide Gregory Norton, 96, Gainesville
Adelaide Gregory Norton died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96 while a resident at The Gardens of Gainesville.  She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (poli ...
Syble Bond Sims, 82, Gainesville
Syble Bond Sims, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Novembe ...
Glen Franklin Whitmire, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Glenn Franklin Whitmire, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by his family after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease).    Memor ...

White

Julius Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Julius Carey Highsmith of Cleveland died on Nov. 13, 2017 at the age of 92.  Mr. Highsmith was the son of the late Rev. Elbert Highsmith and Emma Browning Highsmith. A 1944 ...
Shirley Vaughn, 81, Cleveland
Shirley Vaughn, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. Mrs. Vaughn was born May 25, 1936 in Jefferson, GA to the late Abert Ernest Gearin and Eunice Inez La ...
Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Mr. Carey Highsmith age 92, of Cleveland passed away Monday November 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Christine S. West, 82, Cleveland
Christine S. West, age 82, of Cleveland, formerly of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark West; her son, William ...
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