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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 11th, 2017

Dawson

Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, Dawsonville
Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 5, 1932 in Forsyth County to t ...
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, Dawsonville
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 following a sudden illness.  Born January 4, 1948 to the late Stanley and Elizabeth Kordenbrock, Judy ...

Forsyth

Freddie Mae Ward, 75, Cumming
Freddie Mae Ward, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Freddie was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. While attending County Line Bap ...

Habersham

Carolyn Bellew Hallford, 85, Demorest
Carolyn Bellew Hallford, age 85 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster in Jefferson following an extended illness. ...

Hall

Mrs. Patricia Dorothy Holland Odell, 68 of Oakwood died Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence. Born in Dahlonega, Mrs. Odell had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&nbs ...
Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, of Gainesville, passed away August 11, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Au ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willie Louise Crawford Crocker, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Mrs. Crocker was born i ...
Bobby Ray Lee, 72, Braselton
Bobby Ray Lee, age 72, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.  Those that knew Bobby, know that he was a  Snapper lawnmower man.  He loved cutting grass, ...
Miriam Ross Pair, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Miriam Ross Pair, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Ms. Pair was born in Elberton, Geo ...

Lumpkin

Leona Blackwell Anderson, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Leona Blackwell Anderson, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County. She was ...
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