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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 9th, 2018

Dawson

Richard Lee Koller, 76, Dawsonville
Richard L. Koller of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family.  He was the loving husband of his wife of 57 years, B ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Nellson Douglass, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Nell Douglass; and brother, Bill Douglass. ...
Charles Edward Eubanks, 87, Sugar Hill
Charles Edward Eubanks, age 87, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene Nichols Eubanks; sons, William Lloyd Eubanks, ...
Mr. Elmer T. Upchurch, Jr., age 90 of Dacula, GA, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Habersham

Martha Bird Garrison, 101, Clarkesville
Miss Martha Bird Garrison of Clarkesville, GA  passed away on April 9, 2018, just 23 days shy of her 102nd birthday. Miss Garrison was born on May 2, 1916 in Chester S.C. ...

Hall

James Carson Easterday, 85, Gainesville
James Carson Easterday, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday April 9, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Easterday was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and served in the United ...
  Marilyn Woodberry Brown McCarver passed away April 9, 2018 at the age of 91 after a wonderful life. Born in Washington DC, a self described army brat, to the late Brig ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Lee “Jennie” Bailey Parrott, age 61 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 9, 2018.  Mrs. ...

Stephens

Eugene Corpening, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Eugene Corpening, age 81, of Davidson Cove Lane in Toccoa passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at the home. A son of the late Robert and Thelma Greenwood Corpening, he was born ...
Terry Lynn Sellers, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Terry Lynn Sellers, age 59, of Ward Circle in Toccoa passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. A son of the Sally Payne Selle ...

White

Vickie Mae Arrowood, 62, Cleveland
Vickie Mae Arrowood, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. Ms. Arrowood was born on September 16, 1955, in Habersham County, to Leoner D. Butler and the lat ...
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