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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 24th, 2018


Clifford Lee Gazaway, 63, Bethlehem
Clifford Lee Gazaway, age 63, of Bethlehem passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He loved his family and fishing. Survivors include his daughters Stephanie Bradshaw and husband ...


Edward Hix, 62, Alto
Edward Hix, age 62 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 20, 1956, he was the son of the late Paul and Betty Jean Wade ...


Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, Flowery Branch
Matthew Paul McLeroy, 37, of Flowery Branch passed away October 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...
Betty L. Young, 80, Gainesville
Betty L. Young, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on October 24, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone. Mrs. Young was retired from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville ...


Angela Marie Marchbanks Roberts, 73 of Talmo passed away Wednesday October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roberts was ...
Harold E. Williams, 90, Jefferson
Harold E. Williams, age 90, of Jefferson, GA passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by son, Robert Harold Williams; sister, Dorothy Greene Solomon; broth ...


Luther James (LJ) Justus, 88, Dahlonega
Luther James (LJ) Justus, age 88 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 24, 2018 after a brief illness.   LJ was born in Dahlonega, GA on May 23, 1930 and lived most ...


Ann Westbrook, 87, Roswell
Ann Westbrook, age 87, of Roswell, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, William A. Westbrook, Jr. and parents, Baxter and Gladys ...


Thomas Landers Meeks, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Thomas Landers Meeks, age 91, residing on Falls Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A son of the late Jasper Steve Meeks ...
Ms. Suzanne “Sue” Louise Cain Pritchett, age 52 of 340 Whispering Woods Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Michael ...
Mr. Thomas Franklin Leopard, age 78 of Pleasant Drive, Martin passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Ravenell and Bon ...
Fred Alfred Watson, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Fred Alfred Watson, age 86 Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. Mr. Watson, a Toccoa legend was born July 6, 1932 to Fred P. and E ...
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