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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 30th, 2017

Banks

Bridgett Beck Watts, 70, Maysville
Mrs. Bridgett Beck Watts, age 70, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Watts was born in Clayton, GA to the late Herman Beck and Louise Ma ...

Forsyth

Paul Von Ward, Cumming
Paul Von Ward, MPA, MSc, author, diplomat, minister and US Navy officer, passed away in his home in Cumming, Georgia, on December 30, 2017.  He is survived by his wife Tonette ...
Connie Barrentine Hampton, age 64, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. Survivors include her children, Eric (Rachel) Hampton, Matt (Jenn) Hampton; grandchil ...

Habersham

Roxanne Wooten McIntyre, 48, Clarkesville
Roxanne Wooten McIntyre, age 48, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mrs. McIntyre was born on December 20, 1969 in Toccoa, Georgia ...
Estee Thompson, 95, Alto
Estee Thompson, age 95, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mr. Thompson was born on October 28, 1922 in Alto, Georgia to the late Samuel and Flora ...

Hall

Mary Ellen Chambers (Ma) Rogers June 27, 1927-December 29, 2017 Ma Rogers passed away early Friday morning at NGMC after an extended illness.  She was preceded in dea ...
Florrie Nell (Flossie) Southers, age 90 of Gainesville passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Bell-Minor Home, Gainesville. Funeral Services will be held 2: ...

Lumpkin

Julia M. Garner, 65, Dahlonega
It is with great sadness that the family of Julia M. Garner, of Dahlonega, announces the passing of our precious sister, beloved wife and mother on December 30, 2017, at the age of ...
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