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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 15th, 2018

Dawson

Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, Dawsonville
Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Chelsey Park Health and Rehab. She was born on October 22, 1931 to the late Willie ...

Forsyth

Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, Cumming
Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, of Cumming, passed into the arms of her Savior on January 15, 2018. Born during the depression, Joyce's life was made even more difficult, when she wa ...

Gwinnett

Claudia Farmer Porter, 58, Buford
Claudia Farmer Porter, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Margaret Farmer; and sister, Carol Evans. ...
Dale Alan Gaines, 66, Buford
Dale Alan Gaines, age 66, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia on October 12, 1951. Dale graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mec ...

Habersham

  Cynthia Jane Griffith 12/29/1946-1/15/2018   A mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother.   A wonderful partner and a dear friend to ...
William Earl Ramey, Sr., age 67 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Clayton, Georgia on April 04, 1950, he was a son of the late William Vaughn Ram ...

Hall

Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, inf, Gainesville
 Infant Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, 9 weeks old, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his residence. Emmanuel was born November 5, 2017 to Margarita Lucio-Aguirre in Gain ...
Ray Miller, 87, Gainesville
Ray Miller, 87 of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Ray was the son of the late Thomas and Ida Edwards Miller.  He was a member of ...
Glenn Richard (Ricky) Rowland, age 67, of Murrayville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlton Rowlan ...
Lula Belle Sisk, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Lula Belle Sisk, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, ...

Jackson

Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away at his home January 15, 2018 of cancer. Larry was born in Winston- ...
Charles Otha Wood, 66, Commerce
Mr. Charles Otha Wood, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wood was born in Macon to the late Andrew Jack an ...

Lumpkin

Monique Bouffard, 95, Dahlonega
Monique Bouffard , 95, passed away on January 15, 2018 at her home in Dahlonega. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the widow of Robert Bouffard. They shared ...

Other

Carlton Floyd Brookshire passed away January 2, 2018 in Aurora , Colorado. A Celebration of life will be held January 22, 2018 at Central Baptist Church with interment at F ...

Stephens

Mrs. Tiny Jean Norris Gibby, age 57 of 122 Thurmond Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William Fr ...

White

Sandra Kay Alexander, 69, Cleveland
Sandra Kay Alexander, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born on January 11, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Cameron and ...
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