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Local Obits for Mon. May 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

Petre Siminescu, 95, Buford
Petre Siminescu, age 95, of Buford, GA, died Monday, May 8, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Matei Is ...
Jerry Reeves, 70, Hoschton
  Jerry R. Reeves, age 70, of Hoschton, GA passed away Monday, May 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Natanial Reeves. He is survived by his wife of f ...

Hall

Austin Blake Eckenroth, 22, Flowery Branch
Mr. Austin Blake Eckenroth, age 22, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, May 8, 2017. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017 at 12Stone Church – Hamilto ...
Alice Stone Scott, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017. Alice is the daughter of Dr. Francis Aliceteen Westmoreland White and Thomas Cashion White. Alice is ...
Clarice (nee) Zolio de Souza Canavan, 82 years old, resident of North Hall, passed away in her home on the May 8th. Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, she immigrated to the United Sta ...
Mary Reece Murphy, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 10 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Mary Reece Murphy of Gainesville. The Rev. Fred Enlow and Rev. Earl Pirkle wi ...
Lola T. Putman, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Lola Theodosia Putman, 79, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 1: ...
Thomas A. Vizzini, 80, Gainesville
Thomas A. Vizzini also known as Tom and Tommy, age 80, passed away on Monday, May 8th at his home in Gainesville, GA. He was born to Sam and Jane Vizzini in Cincinnati, OH and was ...

Other

Harold Walter Hinton, 76, Atlanta
Harold Walter Hinton, age 76, died on May 8, 2017.  Born January 27, 1941 in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late Reginald H Hinton and Ethel Beatrice Ertzberger.   ...

White

Rodney Scott Vanderstelt, 57, Cleveland
Rodney Scott Vanderstelt, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017, at his residence. Rodney “Rod” Vanderstelt was born on January 26, 1960, to Ronald ...
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