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Local Obits for Mon. May 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Anna Elaine Carpenter, 86, Dawsonville
Anna Elaine Carpenter, 86 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Monday May 22, 2017. Graveside services will be held at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA at a later date. C ...

Forsyth

Elizabeth W. Jackson, 86, Cumming
Elizabeth W. Jackson, 86, of Cumming, formerly of Gainesville, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017.  A loving, devoted wife, mother and granny, she fulfilled her dream of retirin ...
Jessie Day Moss, 98, Cumming
Jessie Day Moss, 98, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 after a short illness.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Nettie Day; husband of 49 years, Paul J. Mos ...

Gwinnett

Ruth Evelyn "Sue" Martin Puckett, 88, of Buford, Ga. passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, after a struggle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold O ...

Habersham

Drucilla B. Collier, age 85 of Habersham County, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017.   Born in Warwick, Georgia on August 6, 1931, she was a daughter of the late A.C. and ...
Albert W. (Al) Parsons, 93, Cornelia
Dr. Albert W. (Al) Parsons, 93, passed away at home in Cornelia Friday morning. He was born in McAdoo, Pennsylvania, in 1923 and retired to Habersham County in 1987 after a career ...

Hall

Bernice Gough, Clermont
Bernice Gough “Granny B” from Granny B’s Thrift Store, died May 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Skitts Mountain Baptist church, Thursday May 25, 201 ...
Martin Zamora Galrza, 39, Gainesville
Mr. Martin Zamora Galrza age 39 of Gainesville passed away on Monday May 22, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Fu ...
Mrs. Patricia Margaret Royal Miller Stephens, 88, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on May 22, 2017 at Bell Minor Home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be h ...

Jackson

Mary Ann Partain, 56, Greensboro, formerly of Commerce
Mary Ann Partain, age 56 of Greensboro, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. Born on August 24, 1960 in Athens, GA, Mrs. Partain was the daughter of Sara ...

Lumpkin

James Wayne Ratcliff, 72, Dahlonega
James Wayne Ratcliff, age 72, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017. Graveside services for James are scheduled for 2 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Wahoo Baptis ...

Stephens

Mr. James Thomas “Tom” Owens, age 72 of Julia Lane, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Elzie Hughdon Owens and Doris Evelyn Hutchcr ...
'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
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment