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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 17th, 2017

Hall

Katherine R. "Rosie" Smith, 89, Gainesville
Katherine R. (Rosie) Smith, 89, of Gainesville passed away September 17, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             Funeral services wil ...
Cleveland Donald Pratt Thomas, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed into the realm of Heaven with Jesus Christ his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 17, 2017.  ...

Jackson

Danice Marian Perry, 81, Commerce
Ms. Danice Marian Perry, age 81, of Commerce died Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living.  Ms. Perry was born in Danielsville to the late, Aubrey J. and Reba ...
Judy Kay Smith, 63, Jefferson
Ms. Judy Kay Smith, age 63, of Jefferson, GA died Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Ms. Smith was born in Decatur to the late Clifford L. ...

Lumpkin

James Allen Head Sr, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. James Allen Head Sr., age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. Mr. Head was born in Hall County on August 20, 1943 to the late Luther R. and Cona Bell G ...

Other

Marilyn Cahoon, 91, Connecticut
Marilyn Cahoon 91 of Connecticut passed away on September 17, 2017. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrange ...

Rabun

Joyce Frances McKay Wilbanks, age, 89 of  Lakemont Ga., passed away Sunday September 17, 2017 at Habersham Medical Center. She was born January 22, 1928 the daughter of the la ...

White

Carl John Sutton, 73, Cleveland
Carl John “Johnny” Sutton, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Sutton was born on March 4, 1944, in Cleveland, Georg ...
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