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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 24th, 2017

Forsyth

Frances Ethel Patterson, 93, of Cumming passed away Monday, April 24, 2017.  Frances loved to fish, gardening and was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church.  She is pr ...

Gwinnett

Frances Radosta, 92, Johns Creek
Frances Radosta, age 92, of Johns Creek, died Monday, April 24, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Deacon Bil ...

Habersham

Brandon Lee Hill, 23, Baldwin
Brandon Lee Hill, age 23 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017. Born in Dekalb County, Georgia on August 3, 1993 he was the son of the late Charles Lee and Carla Goo ...
Douglas Joseph Wheeler, age 86 of Demorest, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. Born on December 3, 1930, he was a son of the late David Charles “Dee” Wheeler, Sr. ...

Hall

George Michael Fox, 49, Gainesville
Mr. George Michael Fox, age 49, of Gainesville passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park So ...

Jackson

David Lee Cantrell, 66, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. David Lee Cantrell, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 24, 2017.  Mr. Cantrell was born in Buford, ...
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