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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 23rd, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Sara Pauline Brown Mason, age 97, of Homer, GA died Monday, May 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Mason was born in Commerce to the late John Harvey and Ethel Chambers Bro ...

Gwinnett

Helen Pass Bagwell, 96, Sugar Hill
Helen Pass Bagwell, age 96, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Woodrow Bagwell; daughters, Donnis Bagw ...

Hall

James “JD” Autry, 59, Gainesville
Memorial services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Rejoice Worship Center for James “JD” Autry, age 59 of Gainesville. The Rev. Jerry Mauldin and Re ...
Colby Paul Clements, Gainesville
Colby Paul Clements of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on May 23, 2017. He was a beloved son, brother, friend, and relative with extended family in Utah, Michigan, and Arizona. Co ...
Mr. Horace Alvin “Mickey” Craig age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 23, 23017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   ...
Anne Nathaniel Pearce, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Anne Nathaniel Pearce age 98 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Memorial services are schedul ...
Bobby Lee Cagle, 70, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Bobby Lee Cagle, age 70 of Lula.    David Chapman and ...
Alton Randall Cooper, 72, Flowery Branch
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Alton Randall Cooper, age 72 of Flowery Branch, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Mr. Cooper was born in Pend ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest May 23, 2017. Mrs. Holliday was born in Winder, Georgia, a da ...
Soledad Martin Reber, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Soledad Martin Reber, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mrs. Reber was born in Cartagena, Spain, a daug ...

Other

Aubrey Dean Benson, 75, Alpharetta
Aubrey Dean Benson, age 75, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Aubrey was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Susan “Biscuit” Margaret Merriwether, age 56, of Lexington, GA, partner of Tommy Giles passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2017, surrounded by family. Susan was b ...
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