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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 14th, 2018

Dawson

Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., 91, Dawsonville
Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mr. Lunceford was born on July 8, 1927, in Habersham County, to the late Byron Yo ...

Forsyth

Patsy L. Bagley, 72, Cumming
Patsy L. Bagley, age 72, of Cumming, GA., passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in by death her husband ...

Habersham

Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, Tallulah Falls formerly of Columbus
Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, formerly of Columbus, passed away on November 14, 2018. Shirley was the daughter of Gilbert and Daisy Lagerblad of Savannah, Georgia. She attended ...
William Clay Strange, 87, Cornelia
William Clay Strange, age 87 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born on July 30, 1931 and raised in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Clarence &a ...

Hall

Mary Benefield, 73, Flowery Branch
Mary Benefield, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2018. Born in Jackson County, Ga., to James and Kate Bales, Mary spent her childhood in Barrow County the ...
Essie “Jo” Carter, 79, Gainesville
Essie “Jo” Carter, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born on January 3, 1939 in Logan County WV. ...
Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Saturday November 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Belmont Baptist Church for Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, of Gainesville. Rev. Bill Compton will officiate. ...
Stephanie Jan Moore, 36, Gainesville
Stephanie Jan Moore, age 36, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.   She was a lifelong resident of Hall County, a member of Poplar Springs Baptis ...
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92, Gainesville
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday November 14, 2018. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Church of God of Prophecy, ...

Jackson

Flora Patrick Holman, 93, Hoschton
Flora Patrick Holman, age 93, of Hoschton, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by husband, Herman P. Holman, daughter, Wanda Holman; parents, All ...

Lumpkin

Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, 65, Murrayville
Mrs. Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, age 65, of Murrayville passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. JoAnn was born on March 13, 1953 ...
JoAnne Ambercrombie, 65, Dahlonega
Mrs. JoAnne Abercrombie, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home ...
Alice Jean Anderson Butler, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  She was born in Lumpkin County on September 4, 1931. Alice worked as a food insp ...
Gladys Mary Grizzle, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gladys Mary Grizzle, age 94, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mrs. Grizzle was born in Oneida, TN on August 23, 1924 to the lat ...
Michele Thompson, 58, Dahlonega
Michele Thompson age 58 of Dahlonega passed away on November 14, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Thompson was previously from Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Thompson is preceded ...

Other

Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, Ball Ground
Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, of Ball Ground passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. While we mourn Jane’s passing, we know in Jesus she’s been given a new, eternal li ...
'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
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment