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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 14th, 2017

Banks

Tommy Reems, 57, Lula
Tommy Reems, age 57, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Mr. Reems was born on June 2, 1960 in Newnan, Georgia to the late James Thomas Ree ...

Forsyth

MacKean James Robertson, a recent graduate of Georgia Cyber Academy, former Forsyth Central High School student, and life-long resident of Cumming, Georgia, died suddenly in a moto ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Adams Jr., 89, Buford
Patrolman Edwin Adams Jr. badge 101 circa early 1950s Edwin Adams Jr., age 89, died on Friday July 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care facility in Cumming, Geo ...

Habersham

Tom Evans, 85, Clarkesville
A memorial service for Tom Evans, 85, of Clarkesville, GA, will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville on Sunday, July 16th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. Jaspe ...
Ladelle Black Goss, 92, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ladelle Black Goss, age 92, will be held on Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PM from the Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter, Rev. Doug Goss and Rev. ...
April Elizabeth Poole, 34, Mt. Airy
Miss April Elizabeth Poole age 34 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Elizabeth Rose Mosley Poole and the late Stephen Albert ...
Michael Clay Strange, 64, Cornelia
Michael Clay Strange, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 20, 1953, he was a son ...

Hall

Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, 78, Gainesville
Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Dodie Tilley, Gainesville, GA, and Derek Tilley, Gaines ...

Jackson

Roy E. Beck, 96, Commerce
Roy E. Beck, age 96, of Commerce, GA went to be the with Lord Friday, July 14, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Beck was born in Cornelia, GA to the late WJ and Lillie St ...

White

Ronald Paul Roskosh, 83, Cleveland
Ronald Paul Roskosh, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.  Mr. Roskosh was born February 3, 1934 in Greensburg, PA, to the late Peter P. Roskosh and Ada ...
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