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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 19th, 2018

Forsyth

  Barbara R (Quick) Davison, 90, of Cumming, GA, and formerly of Marietta, GA, Hialeah, FL, and Jamestown, NY, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Cumming, GA.  She was ...
Michael David Barnes, Inf, Cumming
Michael David Barnes, infant son of Tim and Charity Barnes of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Also surviving are brothers, Justin and Wyatt Barnes of Cumming; gra ...
Mary Frances (Polly) Goss Burnette, born September 22, 1935, passed away Friday night January 19, 2018 after a short illness.  Polly was preceded in death by her parents, ...
Edith Mae McDougald Martin, age 84, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Le ...

Habersham

Marie Redwine, Demorest
Marie Redwine passed into glory on December 1, 2017. She was a resident of Habersham Home East in Demorest, Georgia. She was born January 17, 1930 in Breaux Bridge, Louisian ...
Annie Mae White Chitwood Smith, age 96 of Lula, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at Northridge Hospital. Funeral services are 3 pm Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Mt. Carmel ...
  Charles Terrell Cantrell, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018.   Born in White County, Georgia on January 1, 1937, he was a son of the late ...

Hall

Clydine "Nana" Hulsey, 80, Murrayville
Mrs. Clydine “Nana” Hulsey, 80, of Murrayville, Ga passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Born in Murrayville, she had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&n ...
Kermett Charles Martin, 82, Gainesville
Kermett Charles  Martin, 82 of Gainesville passed away Friday January 19, 2018 at his residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Martin had lived in Hall County for most of his ...
Vivian Perry, Gainesville
Vivian Perry of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 19, 2018.   Funeral service will be held on Friday at Antioch Baptist Church at 12:00 noon.   Visitatio ...

Jackson

James Larry Jackson, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Larry Jackson, age 67 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Jackson was born in Jeff ...
Edith Bolton Nix, 93, Commerce
Spartanburg, SC- Mrs. Edith Bolton Nix, 93, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Widow of Milton Nix, Sr., she was also predeceased by her parents, ...
Mr. Gaston Odell (Go Go) Adkinson, age 86 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Adkinson was born February 19, 1931 in Alabama.  He left home a ...
Rufus Leer Green, 67, Commerce
Mr. Rufus Lee Green, age 67 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Green was born in Commerce to the late, Howard and Donnie Minish Green.  M ...
Barry Dean Meacham, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Barry Dean Meacham, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Meacham was born in Ripley, ...

Lumpkin

Farrell McDonald Anderson, 61, Dahlonega
Mrs. Farrell McDonald Anderson, age 61, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 12, 1956 at Woodward C ...
Peter Allen Evans, 80, Dahlonega
Peter Allen Evans of Dahlonega, Georgia, died on January 19, 2018.  Pete retired in 2002 and devoted himself to the things he loved most in his life: his family ...

Other

Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82, Gendora, CA and formally of New York
Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82 years old, of Glendora, CA and formally of New City, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018.  She was born on October 1, 1935 in Brooklyn ...

White

William Burch Haynes, Sr, 90, Cleveland
William Burch Haynes, Sr., age 90 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Mr. Haynes was born on December 11, 1927, in Blakely, Georgia, to the late Henry and Ali ...
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