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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Nov 2nd, 2018

Dawson

Tamara Ailene Myers, 46, Dawsonville
Tamara Ailene Myers, age 46, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, November 2, 2018. She was born in 1972, to the late Bobby and Jerry Myers. Tamara ...

Forsyth

John E Lalonde, 79, Cumming
John E Lalonde, age 79 of Cumming, GA (formally Glen Cove, Long Island, NY) passed away Friday, November 2, 2018. Mr. Lalonde was a Retired Police Detective at City of Glen Cove Po ...
Clyde Winfred Nunnally, 85, Cumming
Clyde Winfred Nunnally, age 85, of Cumming, GA., passed away Friday, November 2, 2018. Clyde was born in 1933, to the late Claude and Jessie Nunnally. He was a member at Concord Ba ...

Habersham

Ricky Trimiar, 60, Demorest
Ricky Trimiar, age 60 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 02, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Born in Demorest, Georgia on ...

Hall

Florence Mae Whitlow Skinner, 86, Gainesville
Florence Mae Whitlow Skinner, 86 of Gainesville passed away Friday November 2, 2018 at Bell-Minor Nursing Home. Born in Forsyth County, Mrs. Skinner had lived in Hall County for ...
Betty Jo Ransom Brewer, 85, of Lula passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, 2 ...
Joseph Edward Gomez, 85, Flowery Branch
Joseph Edward Gomez, age 85, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, RoseAnn Gomez. He is survived ...

Jackson

Betty Ruth Potts, 78, Braselton
Betty Ruth Potts, age 78, of Braselton passed away Friday, November 2, 2018.  Survivors include her son Keith Pethel; daughter Karen Allen and wife Leslie, adopted daughters N ...

Other

Taffie Jones, 60, Lavonia
Miss Taffie Jones, 60, a lifelong resident of Lavonia, GA passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 after complications with pneumonia. Taffie was preceded in death by her father ...
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