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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 3rd, 2018

Gwinnett

Mildred Fowler Wood, 95, Sugar Hill
Mildred Fowler Wood, age 95, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Wood; parents, Dewitt and Sophia Smith Fowler ...
Patsy Wilson Allbright, age 66, or Buford, GA, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Steve Allbright; parents, Wayne and Sarean Thomas Wils ...

Habersham

Ethelyn Savage Brock, 82, Baldwin
Ethelyn Savage Brock, age 82 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018. Born in Baldwin, Georgia on September 13, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Milton and Marth ...

Hall

Penithia “Star” Hamer passed on Monday December 3, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Hunter Hill First Baptist Church, Atl ...
Pedro Escalera, 72, Gainesville
Pedro Escalera, 72, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 in ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Lois Lingerfelt Beck Arthur, age 87, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, December 3, 2018. Mrs. Arthur was born in Lumpkin County on February 17, 1931 to the late Marion Cice ...

Other

Jeffery Allen Hughes, 57, Alpharetta
Jeffery Allen Hughes, age 57, of Alpharetta, GA passed away December 03, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Ensley “Bill” Hughes. He is survived by his mothe ...

Stephens

Jesse Thomas Wells, 94, Lancaster, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mr. Jesse Thomas Wells, age 94 of Lancaster, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa passed away Monday, December 3, 2018 at White Oak Manor, Lancaster, South Carolina. A son of t ...
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