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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 7th, 2017

Banks

Betty Ann Hartzog, 62, Maysville
Betty Ann Hartzog, age 62 of Maysville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Thomasville, AL, Mrs. Hartzog was the daughter of Georgie Ann ...

Barrow

Evelyn McDonald, 86, Braselton
Evelyn McDonald, age 86, of Braselton, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. She was a lifetime member of Friendship Baptist Church and enjoyed reading her bible every day.& ...

Forsyth

Milton Samuel Wolinsky, 90, Cumming
Milton Samuel Wolinsky, age 90, passed away on March 7th, 2017 at Northside Hospital – Forsyth in Cumming, GA. He was born on December 1st, 1926 in Newark, NJ to Nathan and L ...

Hall

Martha Stilwell, 98, Gainesville
Martha Stilwell graduated to Heaven on Tuesday March 7, 2017.  Her time on Earth would have been 99 years on April 21st. Her life was filled with love, joy and kindness. A ...
Hubert Lamar Allison, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Hubert Lamar Allison, 63, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on March 7, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, ...
Bernard David Arckivy, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Bernard David Arckivy, 73, of Gainesville, formerly of Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida, passed away on Tuesday March 07, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. &nbs ...
Ruby Jean Barnes Parker, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Jean Barnes Parker age 74 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday March 07, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness.   Funeral servi ...
Roy Eugene Strayhorn, 73, Murrayville
Roy Eugene Strayhorn, age 73, of Murrayville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was a retired poultry farmer and an avid fisherman. He loved the Lord and gospel music. ...

Jackson

Mr. Charles Ronnie “Crow” Crawford, age 78, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Crawford was born in Nicholson to the la ...
Floy Myrt Cowan, 91, Jefferson
Mrs. Floy Myrt Cowan, age 91, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Cowan was born in Nicholson to the late James and Emma Standridge Wilson.&nb ...

Lumpkin

Horace Buren “H.B.” Burnette, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. H.B. had a love for hunting and fishing. Treating his wife of 68 years ...
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