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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 10th, 2018

Dawson

James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr, 72, Dawsonville
James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr., age 72 of Dawsonville, passed away on October 10, 2018 surrounded by immediate family after a long struggle with cancer.  Jimmy was ...
Winifred “Winnie” Estelle Stagl, 97, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Gracemont Assisted Living. Born in Boston, MA on July 9, 1921 to Roy a ...

Forsyth

Peggy Tallant, 87, Cumming
Peggy Tallant, 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  A Forsyth County native, Peggy was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church.  She is preceded in death ...
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, 100, Cumming
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, age 100 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was prece ...
Robert "Gene" Jackson, 81, Cumming
Robert  "Gene" Jackson, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was born in 1937 to the late, James and Ruby Jackson. Gene was a great hu ...

Gwinnett

Richard E. Cable, 66, Buford
Richard E. Cable, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Janelle Mae Cable, on July 8, 2018. Mr. ...

Habersham

Tucker Gray Harris, Inf, Cornelia
Infant Tucker Gray Harris, of Homer, Georgia, son of Nicole and Lonnie Harris, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Graveside Services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Hall

Ruth Esther Farley, 84, Clermont
Ruth Esther Farley, 84, of Clermont, GA., passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 following a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturd ...

Lumpkin

Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, 79, Dahlonega
Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, age 79 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on July 13, 1939, in Lumpkin County, to the late Jess and Bessie ...
Mary Elizabeth Thomason Seitz, 86, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 10, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Clermont, Ga., ...

White

Latrelle Nix Edwards, 73, Cleveland
Latrelle Nix Edwards, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  Mrs. Edwards was in Hall County and lived most of her life in Cleveland. She was a ret ...
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