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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 14th, 2017

Habersham

Talmadge Whitmire, 84, Mt. Airy
Talmadge Whitmire, age 84, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. Mr. Whitmire was born on March 12, 1933 in Dawsonville, Georgia to the late William McKinl ...

Hall

Harriett Martin Hulsey, 78, Gainesville
Harriett Martin Hulsey, our finest and most loved family member, passed away on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. Born in Gainesville to Ailene Rollins Martin and Perry Britton Martin ...
Mr. Arthur James “Art” Lueptow, age 92, of Oakwood passed away on Friday April 14, 2017. Mr. Lueptow was born on July 6, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI to the late Arthur Lu ...
Sylvia Cain Mayfield, 93, Gainesville
Sylvia C. Mayfield, 93, passed away at home early Friday morning, April 14, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a. m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at First Baptist Church ...
S.C. Stowers, 86, Gainesville
Mr. S. C. Stowers, 86 of Gainesville died Friday April 14, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Stowers was the son of the late ...

Lumpkin

Cathy Mae Grizzle Vaughan, 66, Rocky Mount, NC formerly of Dahlonega
Cathy Mae Grizzle Vaughan, age 66, of Rocky Mount, NC and formerly of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday April 14, 2017 following a  period of declining health. Cathy Mae was ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Todd Headley, age 49 of Sautee. Michael passed away Friday, April 14, 2017. Graveside services are scheduled ...
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