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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 2nd, 2018

Banks

Clyde Fletch Hubbard, 52, Gillsville
Clyde Fletch Hubbard, age 52 of Gillsville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 02, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Tampa, Florida on March 15, ...
Roger Glenn Rider, 56, Maysville
  Mr. Roger Glenn Rider, age 56, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Rider was born in Gainesville, son of the late, Leon Rider.  ...

Gwinnett

Michael Bryan Shaw, 47, Buford
Michael Bryan Shaw, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Mr. Shaw is survived by his wife, Tally White Shaw, Buford, GA; sons, Spencer Shaw, Buford, GA, C ...
D. Anne Wilson, Buford
With saddened hearts the family of D. Anne Wilson of Buford, announce her passing and that she is now with Jesus her Savior. Mrs. Wilson passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 201 ...

Jackson

Frances Wilson Vandiver, 99, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Wilson Vandiver, age 99 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Mrs. Vandiver was born in ...
Louise Kitchens Snipes, 96, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kitchens Snipes, age 96, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Snipes was born in Carlton to the late Josha Sims and ...

Lumpkin

Bill Grizzle, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Bill Grizzle, age 62, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Mr. Grizzle was born in Lumpkin County on July 14, 1955 to the late Jim and Lois Rider Grizzle. In a ...

Other

Joe Colon Jr, 56, Port St. Lucie, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. Joe Colon Jr. age 56 of Port St. Lucie, Florida formerly of Toccoa passed away Tuesday January 2, 2018 in Tifton, Georgia. A son of the Juan Louie Nieves and the late Carmen ...
Robert William "Bobby" Johnson, 83, of Alpharetta passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Mr. Johnson was a loving husband, father and Paw Paw, and was a member of th ...
Peter William “Pete” Courville, age 51, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Artelus Courville. Mr. Courvi ...
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