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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 14th, 2018

Barrow

Dorothy “Dot” Marr Barnette, age 85, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-four years, Henry Barnette ...

Dawson

John K. Pulley, 80, Dawsonville
John K. Pulley, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 14, 2018 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Born October 6, 1937 in Laurence, SC to the late Louie and Helen Pulley, h ...

Gwinnett

Samir Roubin Jordak, 77, Buford
Samir Roubin Jordak, age 77, of Buford, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 19th at 11:00 am at Prince of Peace Catholic ...

Habersham

William Grady Cunningham, 58, Demorest
William Grady Cunningham, age 58 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 7, 1959, he was a son of Nancy Burns Cunningham of Atlant ...
William C. “Nick” Nicholas, age 90, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Nicholas was born on December 9, 1 ...

Hall

Gary David Kendall, Jr, 52, Gainesville
Gary David Kendall, Jr, also known as David, age 52, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.  David was the son of Gary David Kendall, the late Carolyn Jean ...
Fredrick J. Ledford, 83, Talmo
Fredrick J. Ledford “Snookes”, age 83 of Talmo, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, ...
Clifford Francis Tefend, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Clifford Francis Tefend, 88, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on January 14, 2018. Born in Highland Park, Michigan, he graduated from the University of Detroit with a Bac ...

Lumpkin

Joseph Winston Wilson, 87, Dahlonega
Joseph Winston Wilson of Dahlonega, 87, died January 14th at The Oaks at Hampton in Cumming Ga.              & ...
Willie Mae Buice, 78, Dahlonega
Willie Mae Buice, 78, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.  Born February 12, 1939, she was the daughter of Ivan and Dessie Bennett. Mrs. Buice worked as a seams ...
June Chamberlain, 83, Dahlonega
June Chamberlain, 83, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday January 14, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. June was born June 14, 1935 in Iaeger, West Virginia to the l ...
  Donald “Donnie” Oliver Norsworthy, age 66. Of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Norsworthy; in ...

Other

Hazel Eulalia Edwards, 94, Montgomery
Mrs. Hazel Eulalia Edwards, age 94 of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Prattville Baptist Hospital.  Hazel died following a short illness. Ha ...
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