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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 7th, 2017

Banks

Mary Elizabeth Pruitt, age 84 of Homer, GA passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017.   Born on Oct. 8, 1932 in Carnesville, GA, Mrs. Pruitt was the daughter of the late A ...

Dawson

Charles W. King, III, 57, Dawsonville
Charles W. King, III, 57 of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 31, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born February 3, 1960 in Houston, Texas, he had lived i ...

Habersham

Robert Charles Benton, 87, Belmont, NC, formerly Cornelia
ROBERT Charles Benton, age 87 of Belmont, North Carolina and formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.   Born in Cornelia, Georgia on August ...
Carey “Dobber” Pate, 63, Cornelia
Carey “Dobber” Pate, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Pate was born on May 5, ...
Debra N. Riles, 58, Clarkesville
    Debra N. Riles, age 58, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Riles was born on ...
Eva Shore, 99, Cornelia
Eva Shore, age 99, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mrs. Shore was born on July 31, 1918 in Greenville, SC to the late Morgan and ...

Hall

Janice Anderson Greenway, 68, Gainesville
Janice Anderson Greenway, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away suddenly at her residence on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mawmart, as she was affectionately known, loved and was lo ...
Nancy Sue Sosebee, 66, Gainesville
Ms. Nancy Sue Sosebee, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday September 07, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness.         ...
Mary Ruth Queen, 79, Gainesville
Mary Ruth Queen, 79, of Gainesville Georgia passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard “Ricky” Eugene Hayes, age 52, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at his residence. M ...
Mrs. Janet Elaine Sanders Poole, age 61, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Poole was born in Commerce to Billy Ray and Jimmie Toney Sand ...
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