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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 10th, 2018

Banks

Jack Queen, 78, Gillsville
Mr. Jack Queen age 78, of Gillsville passed away Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Queen was born Sept. 4, 1940 in Commerce to the late Bruce Fred & Emma Lee Welb ...

Forsyth

Gordon Parhm, 94, Cumming
Gordon Parhm, age 94, of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Gordon was born to the late Arlie Parhm and Inez Bittman Parhm in Evanston, IL. He ente ...
Miriam Ann Smith, 81, Cumming
  Miriam  Ann Smith, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 10, 2018.  Memorial services will be held in Ohio at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home &am ...

Gwinnett

Ezzle Pugh Evans, 98, Buford
Ezzle Pugh Evans, age 98, of Buford, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-one years, Martin Marvin Evans; parents, ...
Memphis Webb McGehee, 92, Suwanee
Memphis Webb McGehee, 92, of Suwanee passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018.  A U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II, Webb was with the Forsyth County Volunteer Fire ...

Hall

Norman Timothy Reece, 43, Gainesville
Norman Timothy Reece 43, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on November 10, 2018. He is predeceased in death by his loving mother Emma Reece, and his brother Jamie. Survivors in ...
Cathy Wanda Lee Hodge Coley, 64, Gainesville
Cathy Wanda Lee Hodge Coley, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday November 10, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, N ...

Jackson

Robert Lawton Scroggs, 83, Nicholson
Robert Lawton Scroggs, age 83, of Nicholson, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 10, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Scroggs was born on September 9 ...
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