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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 24th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Reba Lorranie Alexander Oliver, age 90 of Lula passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017.  Mrs. Oliver was born in White County on August 13, 1927 to the late Fred Moore and ...

Gwinnett

Dorsey (Buck) Cole, 70, Buford
Dorsey “Buck” Cole, age 70, of Fort Payne, AL and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and ...

Habersham

Sherman Lee Patrum, 82, Cornelia
Sherman Lee Patrum, age 82 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Born in Paris, Tennessee on June 22, 1935, he was a son of the late Archie Lee Pa ...

Hall

James H. Floyd, Jr, 55, Gainesville
James H. Floyd, Jr., age 55, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Mr. Floyd is survived by his wife of twenty-two years, Michelle D. Floyd, Gainesville, GA ...
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