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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 17th, 2017

Dawson

Leroy Harper, 86, Dawsonville
Leroy Harper, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 17, 2017 following a period of declining health.  He loved working on old cars and was a Little League baseball c ...
James Roy Johnson, Jr, 44, Austin, Tx, formerly of Dawsonville
James Roy Johnson, Jr., 44, of Austin Texas, formerly of Dawsonville passed away Thursday April 13, 2017. Mr. Johnson specialized in scientific research and was the manager of r ...

Forsyth

Mary Elizabeth Jackson, 87, Cumming
Mary Elizabeth Jackson, 87 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday April 17, 2017. A funeral service will be held on Friday April 21, 2017 at 11am in the chapel of McDonald an ...
Ricky Sosebee, 60, Cumming
Mr. Ricky Sosebee, 60, of Cumming passed away on April 15th, 2017 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be Monday April 17, 2017 from 12-4pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home ...

Habersham

Cecil “Pete” Booth, 89, Clarkesville
  Cecil “Pete” Booth, age 89, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Mio, Michigan, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017, surrounded by his family and friends. ...
Loyeta Morrison Cook, 78, Clarkesville
Loyeta Morrison Cook, age 78, of Clarkesville passed away comfortably on Monday, April 17, 2017 with the love of her life, her husband, Homer Cook by her side.     ...
Judith Ann McLean, 56, Alto
Judith Ann McLean, age 56, of Alto passed away Monday, April 17, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 3:30 pm Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Pond Fork Baptist Church wit ...

Jackson

Norman Howell Boswell, 61, Maysville
Norman Howell Boswell, age 61 of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Jefferson, GA, Mr. Boswell was the son of the late John Per ...

Lumpkin

Fannie Lee Gaddis, 90, Dahlonega
Fannie Lee Gaddis age 90 of Dahlonega passed away on April 17th, 2017 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Gaddis was a native of Lumpkin County and a member of Pleasant Hill ...

Other

Ora Adeline Williams, 88, Westminister, Colorado
Ora Adeline Williams, age 88, of Westminster, Colorado, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Mrs. Williams was born on July 15, 1928, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to the late Oti ...
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