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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 20th, 2017

Banks

Mike Greenway, 59, Maysville
Mr. Mike Greenway age 59 of Maysville, Ga passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday ...

Forsyth

Darryl Tim Campbell, 55, Cumming
Darryl Tim Campbell, 55 of Cumming GA passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017. To start with per Tims request:  There will be no viewing, funeral or formal me ...
Dolores (Dee) Hursey, 87, Cumming
Dolores (Dee) Hursey, age 87, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Hursey and daughter, Diane (Dodi) Sams. Survivors include ...
J.D. Kirby, 72, Cumming
J.D. Kirby, 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. A member of New Harmony Baptist Church, J.D. loved the outdoors, photography, trout fishing and campin ...
Carmen Pilar Lee, 59, Cumming
Carmen Pilar Lee, 59, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Carmen was born October 16, 1957 in London, England and spent her childhood years in Montreal, Can ...

Gwinnett

Susan R. Asher, 53, Lawrenceville
Susan R. Asher, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack A. Lytle, Sr. Mrs. Asher is survived by son, ...

Hall

Jerry Cleveland Lomax, 62, Gillsville
Jerry Cleveland Lomax, age 62 of Gillsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Lomax was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Raymond ...
Marie Green, 91, Gainesville
Marie Thomas Green died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 on her 91st birthday at Orchard at Tucker Assisted Living.   She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Rich ...
Bobbie Jones, Gainesville
  Bobbie was born in Gainesville, Georgia on August 20, 1942 and passed away September 20, 2017. She was a graduate of Gainesville High School in 1960. Bobbie was the daugh ...
Margarita Lacayo, 55, Gainesville
Margarita Lacayo, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on September 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:30am on Saturday September 23, 2 ...
Eleanor (Ellie) Galier Simon, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Eleanor (Ellie) Galier Simon, age 80, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Memorial Mass will be 12:00 p.m., ...

Jackson

Leland Keith Amos, 74, Hoschton
Leland Keith Amos, age 74, of Hoschton passed away peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Mr. Amos was ...

Lumpkin

Randy Lingerfelt, 60, Jasper
Mr. Randy Alan Lingerfelt, age 60, of Jasper passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Randy was born in Lincolnton, NC on December 13, 1956 to the late Roland and Opal Thorn ...

White

Harvey Russell Pruitt, 82, Cleveland
  Harvey Russell Pruitt, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Northside Hospital-Forsyth. Mr. Pruitt was born on June 19, 1935, in Dahlon ...
Helen Marie Dammann, 88, Oklahoma, formerly of Cleveland
Helen Marie Dammann, age 88 of Oklahoma, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mrs. Dammann was born on March 28, 1929 to the late William W. and La ...
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