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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 5th, 2018

Banks

James Edward “Bobby” Baker, age 79 of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Baker was born on May 10, 1939 in Homer, GA to the lat ...

Gwinnett

Irene Buice, 71, Suwanee
Mrs. Irene Buice, age 71, of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018. A funeral procession will depart at 1:45 PM, Thursday, November 8, 2018 from&nbs ...

Hall

Reverend Captain James Ned Beatty, Sr of Oakwood, GA passed away on November 5, 2018 at the age of 96. A native of Talmo, GA, Mr. Beatty was the son of the late Morgan and Leona ...
James Roger Bullock, 81, Gainesville
James Roger Bullock, age 81, of Gainesville died of a brief illness on November 5, 2018. Services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2018 at 1 p. m. from the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Amy Westbrook Grizzle, 51, Commerce
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Amy Westbrook Grizzle, age 51, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 in Athens, Georgia. Mrs. G ...
Billy Claude Stinchcomb, 34, Hoschton
Billy Claude Stinchcomb, age 34, of Hoschton passed away Monday, November 5, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Re ...

Lumpkin

Dennis Craig Yeager, 64, Dahlonega
Dennis Craig Yeager, age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, November 5, 2018.  Dennis was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Rosena Gogle Yeager; brothers Howard ...

Other

Mr. John “Bill” Edward Leverette, age 90 of Powder Mill Street, Dallas, Georgia passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Ross D. and ...

Stephens

Ralph Howell Elrod, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Ralph Howell Elrod, age 80 of Lakeland Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Frank and Ruthie Mae Hart Elrod, he wa ...
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