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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 15th, 2017

Dawson

Ruby Harben, 83, Dawsonville
Ruby Harben, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 10, 1934 to the late Grover and Lizzie ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83, Suwanee
Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83 of Suwanee, GA passed away Friday December 15, 2017. She was a beloved mother of three Bambi Holt and Randy Orgeron and Robbin Washington and grandmot ...

Habersham

Tudy Bowen, 77, Clarkesville
Tudy Bowen, age 77, received her heavenly inheritance in Christ Jesus when He called her home on Friday, December 15, 2017.    She was born on October 22, 1940 in a ...
Kase Gerald Bowman, 3 m, Alto
Kase Gerald Bowman, age 3 months, of Alto, GA passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Kase is survived by his parents, Brandon and Sara Teems Bowman, Alto, GA; twin sister, Andi ...
Gary Franklin "Buddy" Allen, age 83 of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 following an extended illness.   Born in Clarkesville, Georgia o ...

Hall

Nancy Gesinski Brookshire, 65, Gainesville
Nancy Gesinski Brookshire age 65, while slumbering next to the love of  her life, Dwight, peacefully left this world for a place of Glory on  Friday morning December 15 ...

Jackson

William Bryan Harbin, 66, Commerce
William Bryan Harbin, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Harbin was born in Athens to the late Hoyt and Helen Mille ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Lawrence Joseph Sorohan (Larry) age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully at NEGMC on Friday morning December 15th, 2017. Larry was the kindest, most loving and generous p ...
David Hall, Jr., 84, Dahlonega
Mr. David Hall Jr., age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017.   Mr. Hall was born in Atlanta on October 5, 1933 to the late David Sr. and Ruth Hudson H ...

Other

Jon Phillip Johnson, 60, Danielsville
Jon Phillip Johnson, age 60 of Danielsville, GA passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Atlanta, GA on March 12, 1957, he was the son of the late H ...

Stephens

Shirley Pruitt Garmon, 66, Toccoa
Mrs. Shirley Pruitt Garmon age 66 of 175 Bobby Street, Toccoa passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Odell and Laura Mize Pruitt ...

White

James “Jimmy” Partin Jr., age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Mr. Partin was born February 5, 19 ...
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