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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 25th, 2017

Dawson

Tony Bennett, 64, Dawsonville formerly of Gainesville
Tony Bennett, 64 of Dawsonville formerly of Gainesville passed Sunday June 25, 2017. Born in Gainesville, Ga. March 2, 1953, Tony had lived in Dawson County for over 40 years. ...
Marcelle Ledbetter, 86, Dawsonville
Marcelle Ledbetter, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born February 23, 1931 to the late Guy T. ...

Habersham

Louise Paschal Burrell, 95, Clarkesville
Louise Paschal Burrell, age 95 of Clarkesville, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Born in Harris County, Georgia on August 24, 1921, she was a daughter of the l ...
Barbara Ann Bramblett Zimmerman, age 78, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017. Barbara was born on February 22, 1939 in Demorest to the late Bill Bramblett and Beulah Churchwell Br ...

Jackson

Sarah Bell Presley, 73, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Bell Presley, age 73, of Braselton, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mrs. Presley was born in Suches, Georgia, a daughter ...

Other

Bruce N. Maney, 93, Conyers
Bruce Noel Maney, age 93, of Conyers, Georgia and a native of Banks County, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mr. Maney was born on October 31, 1923, in Banks County, Georgi ...

White

Vickie Lynne Nix, 60, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Vickie Lynne Nix, age 60 of Cleveland. Vickie passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her residence. She was born on Jun ...
Vincent Troche, Jr., 91, Cleveland
Mr. Vincent Troche, Jr., age 91, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30PM on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in the Chapel of William ...
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