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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 24th, 2018


Richard Kevin Blair, 66, Auburn
Richard Kevin Blair, age 66, of Auburn, GA passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. He was preceded by his parents,  Samuel and Oma Counts Blair. He is survived by his daughte ...
Mitchell Morton, 55, Statham
Mitchell Morton, age 55 of Statham, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Bertie J. Morton. He ...


Donald Charles Heber, 83, Cumming
Mr. Donald Charles Heber 83, of Cumming, Ga passed away on November 24, 2018. Mr. Heber was a proud member of the United States Navy. He is survived by his loving wife Darlen ...
Mary Kathryn “Mama Better” Ledbetter, age 99, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. Mama Better was the oldest member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She ...
Tommy Lynn Smith, 59, Cumming
Tommy Lynn (5 Toe’s) Smith, age 59, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. 5 Toe’s enjoyed life to the fullest and a very caring and giving person. He was ...


Ricky Keith Jenkins, 66, Clarkesville
Ricky Keith Jenkins, age 66 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018. Born on September 4, 1952, he was a son of the late Rupert and Lucy Nicholson Jenkins.&n ...


Geraldine L. Braswell, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Geraldine "Geri" L. Braswell, 94 of Gainesville passed away Saturday November 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A native of Metter, Ga., Mrs. Br ...
Charles Thomas Dennard, Sr., 78, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Thomas Dennard, Sr., age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on November 24, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at t ...
Irma Ramirez Hernandez, 56, Oakwood
Irma Ramirez Hernandez age 56 of Oakwood, Ga. died Saturday November 24, 2018 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center.   Irma was born in Durango, Mexico, she was a homemaker and ...
Mirna Magdalena Palacios-Garcia, 44, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Funeral service will be held on Monday, Novemb ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shirley Fay Wood Satterfield, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 24, 2018.  Mrs. Satterfield ...
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