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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 20th, 2018

Forsyth

Mary Faw, Cumming
Mary Faw passed away October 20, 2018. Mary was born in Kingsport, Tennessee on August 11, 1941, the daughter of Joseph Hubert and Eunice Margaret Dixon. She graduated from D ...

Gwinnett

Peggy Johnson Tuttle, 77, Buford
Peggy Johnson Tuttle, age 77, passed away at her home in Buford, GA, Saturday, October 20, 2018 after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11 ...

Habersham

Anne Adams Callaway, 96, Clarkesville
Anne Adams Callaway, age 96, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Mrs. Callaway was born on December 2, 1921, in Madison, Georgia; a ...
Olean Franklin Cathey, 91, Clarkesville
Olean Franklin Cathey, age 91 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on October 22, 1926, she was a daughter of t ...

Hall

Trudy Ann Cloer, 61, Flowery Branch
Trudy Ann Cloer, age 61, of Atlanta, GA and formerly of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Rosa L ...
Helen L. King, 85, Flowery Branch
Helen L. King, 85, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 following an extended illness. Memorial Park Funeral Home 2030 Memorial Park Rd is in charge of arra ...
Susan Kay Schmidt, 62, Flowery Branch
Susan Kay Schmidt, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018. She is survived by her children, Stephen Schmidt, Auburn, GA, Katherine Schmidt, Flowery ...

Jackson

Leora Evans Dalton, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Leora Evans Dalton, age 88, of Jefferson, who passed away, and entered into rest, on Saturday, October 20, 2018.   Mrs. Da ...
Betty Jean Crane Lewis, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Crane Lewis, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Lewis was born in Maysville to the late Sam and Este ...

Lumpkin

John Michael Wayne Vega, 28, Dahlonega
Mr. John Micheal Wayne Vega, age 28 of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018. Mr. Vega was born in Hope, Arkansas to Micheal Vega and Katrina Johnston Vega. He was ...
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