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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Stephen J. “Steve” Brown, 60, Dawsonville
Stephen J. “Steve” Brown, 60 of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 22, 2017 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born July 6, 1956 in Phoe ...

Forsyth

Guy (Junior) Chambers, Jr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  Junior is preceded in death by his wife, Grace Chambers and sisters, Idell Mayfield ...

Gwinnett

Brandon James McCoy, 19, Buford
Mr. Brandon James McCoy, age 19, of Buford passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Sou ...

Hall

Larry Milfred Autry, 66, Gainesville
 Mr. Larry Milfred Autry, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Graveside services are scheduled f ...
Duane Gordon Ross, 92, Gainesville
Duane Gordon Ross, formerly of Waldwick, NJ, beloved husband of Mary Ann Rafferty Ross for over 68 years, died March 22, 2017, at the age of 92. He was an avid reader, always learn ...
Raul Garcia- Tarin, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Raul Garcia-Tarin 62, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on March 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March ...

Lumpkin

Lillian Gresk, 93, Dahlonega
Lillian Gresk, age 93, of Dahlonega, GA and formerly of Homewood, Illinois passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Dahlonega, GA. She was born March 13, 1924 in Chicago, Illino ...
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