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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 10th, 2017

Forsyth

Homero Sanchez, 63, Cumming
Homero Sanchez, age 63, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on April 10, 2017. He was born on March 1, 1954 in Pololcingo, Municipio de Huitzuco, Mexico. He is preceded in death by his ...

Gwinnett

Myrtle Geneva Fleeman, 85, Buford
Myrtle Geneva Fleeman, age 85, of Buford passed away Monday, April 10, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with ...

Habersham

Nadene McConnell Ramsey, 78, Demorest
Nadene McConnell Ramsey, age 78 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in Habersham County on May 7, 1938, she was a daughter of the late George Vance and Clar ...
George Bernard Jones, 86, Clarkesville
“The greatest man you ever knew.”  It is with such heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved father, grandfather and friend, George Bernard & ...
Pearlie Rudeseal, 79, Clarkesville
  Pearlie Rudeseal, age 79, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at her residence.  Pearlie was born in Toccoa to Amon Weaver and Lillie Holbrooks Weaver.  She w ...

Hall

Richard H. Allgire, 70, Gainesville
Richard H. Allgire, 70, of Gainesville, died Monday, April 10, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Sherry Sherriel Osborne, 46, Flowery Branch
  Miss Sherry Sherriel Osborne, age 46 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial ...
Sarah Amanda Thomas, 82, Flowery Branch
Sarah Amanda Thomas age 82 of Flowery Branch passed away on 4/10/2017.  Sarah was a member of South Hall Baptist Church and enjoyed doing word searches. Mrs. Thomas is prec ...
Carvill F Worrell, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Carvill F. Worrell, 89 of Gainesville died Monday April 10. 2017. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cre ...

Other

Willie Howard (Dick) Phillips, 83, of Alpharetta passed away Monday, April 10, 2017.  A truck driver for many years, Dick was a great animal lover and loved to tinker with any ...

Stephens

Jackie Williams Moore, 70, Toccoa
Mrs. Jackie Williams Moore, age 70 of 57 Rosedale Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the late Thomas E. and Grace Wilmot Williams, ...

White

Mary Ruth Campbell Knight, 97, Cleveland
Mary Ruth Campbell Knight passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at her residence in Cleveland, GA. She was 97. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Knight, her dau ...
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