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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 12th, 2017

Dawson

Joann H. Leonard, 82, Dawsonville
Joann H. Leonard, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday April 12, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 2, 1934 in Floyd County to the lat ...

Habersham

Edna Cook Woods, 92, Alto
  Edna Cook Herndon Woods, age 92 from the Mud Creek Community, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Born in Alto, Georgia on June 28, 1924, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, of Gainesville GA died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was the daughter of the late C. C. and Lilli Mae Hulsey of Rockmart GA.  Most of h ...
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