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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 30th, 2017

Banks

Ms. Cindy Baugh, 54, Commerce
Ms. Cindy Baugh, age 54, of Commerce died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.  Ms. Baugh was born in Commerce to the late, JB and Ra ...
Ralph Thomas Spears, 83, Maysville
Ralph Thomas Spears age 83 of Maysville passed away Saturday Sept.30, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. Spears was born on July 14, 1934 in Jefferson Count ...

Barrow

James Arnold Geoge, 74, Braselton
James Arnold George, age 74, of Braselton passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017.  Mr. George was a United States Air Force veteran.  He was retired from Fayette Cou ...

Gwinnett

Valerie Lynn Miller, 47, Dacula
Valerie Lynn Miller, age 47, of Dacula, GA, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 after an extended illness. A Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. M ...
Florence Ann Boyd, 90, Suwanee
Florence Ann Boyd, 90 of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday September 30, 2017. She was born on January 1, 1927 in New York City, NY the daughter of Thomas and Marie Solis Gate ...

Hall

Janet Louise Evans, 84, Flowery Branch
                                         June 21, 1933    Jane ...
Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Bennett Whiteside, 73, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on November 19, 1943 in Buford, GA s ...
Sarah Elizabeth Baker, 98, Gainesville
Sarah Elizabeth Baker, 98, of Gainesville, GA. passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 at ...
Jeanette J. Bock Widman, 75, of Lula, GA. passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Octobe ...

Jackson

Barbara Jo Duvall, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Barbara Jo Duvall, 82, who passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.  Mrs. Duvall was born in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of the lat ...

Lumpkin

Randy Bennington, 69, Dahlonega
Randy Bennington, 69, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Born July 22, 1948 in Sprague, West Virginia to the la ...

Other

Grace P. Tinsley, 89, Alpharetta
Grace P. Tinsley, 89, of Alpharetta passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who knew no strangers.  G ...

White

Rhonda F. Allen, Cleveland
Rhonda F. Allen passed away on September 30, 2017. She was born on December 16, 1950 to the late Charles E. Allen and Audrey Westmoreland. In addition to her parents, she is prec ...
William (Junior) Nelms, 71, Cleveland
William “Junior” Nelms, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.   Mr. Nelms was born February 14, 1946 in Towns County to the late Willi ...
Wanda B. Smith, 68, Cleveland
Wanda B. Smith, 68, of Cleveland, GA passed away Saturday September 30, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born January 31, 1949 in Dawson County to the late Hollis and Elda Black ...
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