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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 14th, 2017

Banks

Larry Wayne Williams, 72, Maysville
Chief Larry Wayne Williams (Ret), age 72, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his residence.  Known to his family as Buddy, he was born in Winterville to the ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Meredith Adams, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Tucker Adams, Buford, GA; children, Michael Lee and Collee ...
Robert Wayne Galloway, 66, Sugar Hill
Robert Wayne Galloway, age 66, of Sugar Hill, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept ...

Habersham

Kendall Clark “Skeet” Harrison, age 76 went to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Skeet was born on December 9, 1940 in Habersham County to the ...
Phillip Pitts, 86, Cornelia
Phillip Pitts, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Pitts was born on April 18, 1931 in Clarkesville, Georgia to the late Fred Harris ...
Leon Kimbrell, 80, Cornelia
Leon Kimbrell, age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Kimbrell was born on July 16, 1937 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Weldon an ...
Charles Medlin, 74, Demorest
Charles Medlin, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. No Formal Services will be held. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home ...

Hall

Jason E. Hill, 55, Gainesville
          Mr. Jason E. Hill, 55, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, ...
Ruth Kanaday White, 88, Murrayville
Mrs. Ruth Kanaday White, age 88, of Murrayville, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 in her home.  Ruth was born in Lumpkin County to the late Joseph H. Kanaday and He ...

Lumpkin

Anita Milam Patterson of Dahlonega Georgia passed away September 14 at her home.  Anita is survived by Richard Lowry; her two daughters, Lori Pacheco and Michelle Dixon; and h ...

Stephens

Mrs. Addie Franklin Presley, age 97 of DeFoor Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late A. Ed ...

Union

Lillian Hughes, 88, Blairsville
Lillian Hughes, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away at Union County Nursing Home on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Lillian was born on March 3, 1929 in Amite, Louisiana to t ...

White

Robert (Bobby) Paul Edwin Underwood, 26, Demorest, formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Robert ‘Bobby’ Paul Edwin Underwood, age 26 of Demorest, formally of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 10, 2017. Bobb ...
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