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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 31st, 2017

Dawson

Johnny R. Waddell, 80, Dawsonville
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers.  He wa ...
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers. He was 80 years ...

Gwinnett

Nikolay O. Glushchak, 66, Buford
Nikolay O. Glushchak, age 66, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, August 31, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. P ...

Jackson

Emma Joyce Lipovac, 75, Jefferson
Emma Joyce Lipovac, age 75, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. Emma loved her family, making quilts and crossword puzzles.  She was a very kind and sm ...

Lumpkin

Carl Jarrard, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Carl Wesley Jarrard, age 75, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017.   Mr. Jarrard was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He 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