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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 9th, 2018

Forsyth

John “J.C.” Jones, 85, Cumming
John “J.C.” Jones, age 85, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. J.C. was born in Forsyth County in 1933, to the late Charlie and Sarah Jones. He was ...

Habersham

Fairy “Jackie” Gilliland Martin, 90, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Asbury House Hospice. Jackie was born on October 8, 1928 in Belzoni, MS to James &ldq ...

Hall

Pauline Griffin, 91, Clermont
Pauline Griffin, age 91 of Clermont died on October 9, 2018.  Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral ...
Lucio Molina-Galvan, 24, Gainesville
Lucio Molina-Galvan, age 24 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Emory Hospital.           Funeral servic ...
Ofelia Torres, 47, Gainesville
Ofelia Torres, age 47, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Gainesville, GA after battling stomach cancer. Mrs. Torres was born Dece ...
Homer Lawrence Truelove, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 11, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Homer Lawrence Truelove, age 88 of Gainesville. The Rev. Leon Thompso ...

Jackson

Ms. Beverly Jean Farmer Adams AlDeen, age 74, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Ms. AlDeen was born in Athens to the late Elman and Jean Anth ...

White

Annie McColl Lay, 72, Cleveland
Mrs. Annie McColl Lay, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Mrs. Lay was born in Glasgow, Scotland to the late James and Mary Bowman Thomson.  She wa ...
Urania Henderson Chastain, 87, Cleveland
Daisy Urania Henderson Chastain, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Mrs. Chastain was born April 27, 1931 in White County to the late John Henry Henderso ...
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