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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 24th, 2017

Dawson

Anita Lorraine Ray Prichard, 50, Dawsonville
Anita Lorraine Ray Prichard, 50, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. A resident of Dawson County ...

Forsyth

Emma Lou McConnell, 95, Cumming
Emma Lou McConnell, age 95, of Cumming, GA, passed away on March 24, 2017. Emma Lou was born in 1922, to the late Enoch and Alice Nix. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Churc ...
Imre M. Gombos, 81, Cumming
Imre M. Gombos, 81, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday March 24, 2017. A Reception/Celebration of Life, will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the Polo ...
Alan Lewis Kates, 50, Cumming
Mr. Alan Lewis Kates age 50 of Cumming passed away on Friday March 24, 2017 at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta following an extended illness.         &nbs ...
Beverly J. Scott, 54, Cumming
Beverly J. Scott, age 54, of Cumming, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017.  She loved her Church and was a prayer warrior and had a love for southern gospel music. She was p ...

Hall

Harold Dallas Gee, 75, Gainesville
 Mr. Harold Dallas Gee age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Friday March 24, 2017 in Commerce, Ga following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday M ...
Brenda Turpin, 41, Gillsville
Mrs. Brenda Turpin, 41, of Gillsville passed away March 24, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Ho ...
Bobby Black, 42, Gillsville
Bobby Black, age 42, of Gillsville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 24, 2017.   Mr. Black was born on December 2, 1974, in Demorest, Georgia. He was p ...
Willene Chastain, 88, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Willene Hulsey Chastain,88, of Flowery Branch passed away at home Friday March 24, 2017 surrounded by her family after an extended illness.  Willene's death marks the ...
  Mr. Henry Thomas “Jeep” Woodliff, 101, of Gainesville died Friday, March 24, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born September 11th, 1915 in Flowery B ...

White

Bobbie Haynes, 88, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Bobbie Neal Haynes, age 88 of Cleveland. Bobbie passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Ruth Schofield, 91, Helen
Francis Ruth Schofield, age 91 of Helen, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. Mrs. Schofield was born August 17, 1925 in Robertstown, GA to the late Andrew and Elizabeth Abernath ...
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