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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 1st, 2018

Forsyth

Troy Harris, 49, Cumming
Troy Harris age 49 of Cumming, Georgia passed away November 1, 2018. At this time no services are planned. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, ...

Hall

Barbara Blanton Allen, 75, Gainesville
Barbara Blanton Allen, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 surrounded by her family. Barbara was born in Rome, Georgia but lived most of her life in ...
Roland H. Force, 71, Gainesville
Roland H. Force, 71, of Gainesville died November 1, 2018. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.
Cheryl Ann Balogh Carter, 74, Gainesville
Cheryl Ann Balogh Carter, 74, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following an extended illness. Funeral services ...

Lumpkin

Michael Jarrard, 64, Dahlonega
Michael Jarrard, age 64, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord while surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Michael was preceded in death by his gra ...
Jan Burt, 58, Dahlonega
Jan Burt, age 58, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018. Jan was a native of Dahlonega, member of Friendship Baptist Church, loved traveling, gardening, ...

Other

Charles Emerson Crane, Jr, 74, Rockmart, Ga.
Charles “Joe” Emerson Crane Jr., 74, of Rockmart, died Thursday November 1, 2018.  Charles was born in Gainesville on September 6, 1944, to the late Charles &ldquo ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mary Ann Hardman Campbell, age 70 of Sunset Lane, Toccoa passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Lewis Clifford Hardman an ...
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