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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 13th, 2017

Banks

Laurel Edmondson, 50, Homer
Laurel Edmondson, age 50, of Homer, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Mrs. Edmondson is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sierra and Aaron Pause, Monroe, GA ...

Dawson

Eugene Nichols, 79, Dawsonville
Eugene Nichols, age 79, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home with R ...

Forsyth

Richard L. Knight, 70, Cumming
Richard L. Knight, 70, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017.  A native of Grand Rapids, MI, Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in Vietnam and a member of VFW Po ...

Gwinnett

Billy Daniel Turner, 79, Dacula
Mr. Billy Daniel Turner, 79, of Dacula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Born on December 21, 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of the late James Leste ...

Hall

Rueben L. “Jim” Flippen, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Rueben L. “Jim” Flippen, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on September 13, 2017. Jim was born on December 30, 1946 in Roderfield, West Virginia to the late Jam ...
Mary Goss Allen was born in Hart County on August 2, 1931 to the late George Goss and Ina Gaines Goss. She departed this life on September 13, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cen ...
Margaret Humphries Orr, 93, Murrayville
Margaret Adeline Humphries Orr, of Murrayville, passed away after a short illness on Sept 13, 2017.  She was 93 years old.  Margaret was a longtime member ...
Adrian Gonzalez Vargas, 92, Gainesville
Mr. Adrian Gonzalez Vargas, age 92, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 6:00 p.m., Thur ...
Pastor Gail Branch White, 61, Gainesville
  Pastor Gail Branch White 61, was born in Hall County on October 10th 1956, to the late JC Branch SR, and Doris (Randolph) Branch. She attended Gainesville High School and ...
Corine Yarbrough, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Corine Yarbrough, age 83, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Yarbrough was born on March 26, 1934 to the ...

Jackson

Carolyn Nell Hatfield Daniel, 88, Pendergrass
Mrs. Carolyn Nell Hatfield Daniel, 88, of Pendergrass passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...

Lumpkin

Vivian Rose Greenway, inf, Dahlonega
Vivian Rose Greenway, 1 day old, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. This world was blessed on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 with a beautiful baby girl.  ...
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