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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 11th, 2017

Forsyth

Willie Mae (Macy) Charles, 94, a lifelong resident of Cumming passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  A member of Second Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, ...

Habersham

Robert L. "Bob" Patrick, 86, Clarkesville
Robert Leroy “Bob” Patrick, age 86 of Clarkesville, passed away on April 11, 2017 at Habersham County Medical Center. He was the husband of Betty Short Patrick. They sh ...

Hall

Jack Clinton Jones, 70, Gainesville
Jack Clinton Jones, Jr. 70, of Gainesville passed away March 28, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a long, courageous battle with cancer.  A Memorial servi ...

Jackson

Piper Raine Marlowe, inf, Commerce
Piper Raine Marlowe, infant, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.   Survivors include her parents, Eric and Sarah Marlowe; her brothers, Logan and Caelan Marlowe of Clar ...

Lumpkin

Velva Sisk Bruce, 75, Dahlonega
  Velva Sisk Bruce, age 75, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Velva enjoyed spending time with her family, grandkids and frien ...

Stephens

Donald Addison, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Donald Addison, age 75 of 1041 N. Hicks Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late DeLeon and Lee B ...
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