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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 16th, 2018


April Chumbley Glancy, 44, Dawsonville
April Chumbley Glancy, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born January 17, 1974 in Austell, Georgia, she had lived in D ...
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, Dawsonville
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born September 2, 1946, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Coun ...


Kathleen McCann, 77, Cumming
Kathleen McCann, 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was born on December 27, 1940 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Richard and Susan Gallagher Kennedy, ...


James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Walter S ...
Bobby Joe Franklin, 78, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Bobby Joe Franklin, age 78 of Mt. Airy will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Chris Webb and Rev. Tony G ...
Linda Sue McClure Hopper, 68, Cornelia
  Linda Sue McClure Hopper, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. Memorial services are 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Old Nacoochee Baptist Chur ...
Jerry D. Sullivan, 71, Cornelia
Jerry D. Sullivan, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mr. Sullivan was born on December 1, 1946, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Roy Anderson ...


Dorothy Crane Carney, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Sister Janice Loggins will officiate. Interment will follow in ...
Keith Paul Carlson, 43, Gainesville
 Mr. Keith Paul Carlson age 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Memorial services will b ...
Emma Ruth Weaver, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Emma Ruth Weaver, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 16, 2016. She was born in Dahlonega, GA and lived the past 49 years in Gainesville, GA. She graduated ...


Edward Whonic, 62, Dahlonega
Edward Whonic, 62, of Dahlonega, Georgia suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage on April 10, 2018 at approximately 4 a.m. while assisting the University of North Georgia NCAA precision ...


Wesley Barry Fincher, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Wesley Barry Fincher, age 64 of 145 Carolina Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late William and Virginia Coleman Finch ...


Pamela Marie Irvin, 61, Cleveland
Pamela Marie Irvin, age 61 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mrs. Irvin was born on February 10, 1957, in Lumpkin County, to Margaret Taylor Dorsey and the la ...
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