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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 2nd, 2017

Forsyth

Dorothy Elletson, 67, Cumming
Dorothy Elletson 67, of Cumming, Ga died on May 2, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. She is survived by her husband Broadus Elletson of Cumming, Ga. Children: Chandy and Paul R ...

Habersham

Mary Hewell Robinson, 59, Cornelia
Mary Hewell Robinson, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Robinson was born on May 2, 1958 in Clermon ...
Bunice Lewallen Smith, 93, Baldwin
Bunice Lewallen Smith, age 93, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Mrs. Smith was born on February 18, 1924, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Felton and Or ...
John Carroll Smith, 82, Alto
John Carroll Smith age 82 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Born in Richmond, Virginia on April 21, 1935, he was the son of the late John and Naomi Stephens Smith. & ...

Hall

Janet (Jan) Kellogg Johnson, 94, Gainesville
Janet (Jan) Kellogg Johnson born January 21, 1923 in Brooklyn, N.Y. went to be with the Lord on May 2, 2017.  She was the beloved wife of the late Russell (Rusty) Johnson MD f ...
James A. "Jim" Stephenson, 64, Gainesville
James A. “Jim” Stephenson, 64, of Gainesville, was born on October 17, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA.  He has joined his parents, Donald “Steve” and Edie ...
Marsha Ann Ware, 72, N/A
Mrs. Marsha Ann Ware was born March 18, 1945 in Hall County, Georgia to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Annie Mae Sadler. Marsha went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 20 ...

Jackson

Sarah Sue Wallace Nichols, 84, Nicholson
  Mrs. Sarah Sue Wallace Nichols, age 84, of Nicholson died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Nichols was born in Clover, SC to the lat ...

Stephens

Otha C.A. Ivester, Jr, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Otha C.A. Ivester, Jr., age 68 of 1250 Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A son of the late Otha C.A. Ivester, Sr ...
Mr. Michael Junior Ivester, age 46 of 1250 Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his residence. A son of Betty Sellers Ivester and the late Otha C.A. ...
Hannah Brianne McFall, 18, Toccoa
Miss Hannah Brianne McFall, age 18, of Country Club Trail in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Stephens County.  A daughter of Christopher Shane McFall and Ro ...
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