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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 25th, 2017


Hettie Irene Hubbard Etris, age 97 of Homer, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Homer, GA, Mrs. Etris was the daughter of the late Brazzi ...


Jerry Clyde Shoemake, 73, Cumming
Jerry Clyde Shoemake, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Jerry was born in Cumming, GA, in 1943, to the late Clyde and Corene Shoemake. He was a member at ...


Carrie Wilkinson Parsons, 92, Cornelia
Carrie Wilkinson Parsons, age 92, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Mrs. Parsons was born on October 5, 1924 and raised in Banks County, Georgia. She ...


Lauren Nicole Buteau, 28, Gainesville
Lauren Nicole Buteau, age 28 of Gainesville, passed away on April 25, 2017.  A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Memorial Par ...
A’lannah Rose Hopkins, inf, Gainesville
A’lannah Rose Hopkins, 9 months, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m.&nbs ...
Hannah Katlyn Simmons, 23, Gainesville
Mrs. Hannah Katlyn Simmons, 23, of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Funeral ...
Moriah Grace Rebollar, inf, Gainesville
Moriah Grace Rebollar, age 2 ½ months, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017. She is survived by her parents, Francisco “Paco” and Mercedes & ...


Randall Harold Long, 52, Commerce
Randall Harold Long, age 52 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.             Born in Toccoa, GA, Mr. Lo ...


Naomi Starcher, age 91 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Ms.  Starcher was born on November 22, 1925 t ...
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