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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 15th, 2018

Forsyth

Harold Kirkland, 81, Cumming
Harold Kirkland 81, of Cumming passed away on March 15, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by ...
Mary Alice Thomas, 87, Cumming
Mary Alice Thomas, age 87 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018. She was born the fourth of eight children to Edith Cain and Buell Martin on Wednesday, April 9, 1930 ...

Hall

Emma Hardeman Lee, 88, Gainesville
                Emma Hardeman Lee, age 88 of Gainesville, entered peacefully into her eternal rest on ...
Betty Neagus, 86, Gainesville
Betty Neagus age 86 of Gainesville, Ga.  died March 15, 2018. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont, Ga.
Robert Warren Walker, 45, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Warren Walker of Gainesville, GA announces his passing on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the age of 45 years. Robert will be lov ...
Flossie Ann Smith, 68, Gainesville
Flossie Ann Smith, 68 of Gainesville passed away Thursday March 15, 2018 at her residence. Born in Lumpkin County, Mrs. Smith had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  ...

Jackson

Tripp Hughes Halstead, 7, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Tripp Hughes Halstead, age 7 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, March 15, 2018.  Tripp was born in Lawrenceville, ...
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