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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 29th, 2018

Forsyth

Joann Patterson Wood, 79, Cumming
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, Joann Patterson Wood, beloved Mother, Aunt, Sister and Grandmother passed away at the age of 79.  Joann will be forever remembered and missed by her ...

Gwinnett

Thomas Michael “Mike” O’Farrell, 82, passed away April 29 after a brief battle with cancer. He spent his final day at home surrounded by his family. Mike is survi ...

Habersham

Tiffanie Marie D’Aloisio, 29, Clarkesville
Tiffanie Marie D’Aloisio, age 29 of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Valparaiso, Indiana on September 28, 1988 she was a daughter of Teresa D&r ...
Funeral services for Joseph “Joey” Patrick Kennedy, age 58 of Cornelia will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Swayne Cochran ...
H. Larry Warren, 85, Demorest
H. Larry Warren, age 85, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Mr. Warren was born on July 16, 1932, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Henry Lawrence Wa ...

Hall

Esequiel Camarillo-Arsola, 43, Gainesville
Esequiel Camarillo-Arsola, 43, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursd ...
Margaret Sarah Hicks-Durham, 88, Flowery Branch
Margaret Sarah Hicks-Durham, 33, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on April, 29, 2018. She was born on December 10, 198 in Atlanta, GA a daughter of Randy and Patty Hicks who b ...
Charles James Nida, 80, Gainesville
Charles James Nida 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away at his home on April 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memori ...
June Hardy O'Kelley, 82, Gainesville
June Hardy O’Kelley, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away April 29, 2018 at Manor House of Gainesville following an extended illness. A Graveside service will be held at 1:0 ...
Lanett Andrew "Dink" Staton, 92, Gainesville
Lanett Andrew (Dink) Staton of Lynncliff Dr., Gainesville Ga., was born Sept. 27, 1925 in Jackson County, Ga. He passed away April 28, 2018 in Hall County Georgia after declining h ...

Jackson

Martha Laverne Day, 78, Braselton
Mrs. Martha Laverne Day, age 78, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 2: ...

Stephens

Viola Wilson Michaud, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Viola Wilson Michaud, age 82 of E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Ola Lawson Marc ...
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