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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 1st, 2018

Banks

Ruby Martin Lord, 83, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Martin Lord, age 83 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  Mrs. Lord was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Forsyth

  Katherine (Kit) L. Puckett, 87, passed away on May 1, 2018. She is preceded in death by her Husband, Jerry R. Puckett; her Parents, Arthur and Anne Little; two sisters ...

Hall

Debra (Debbie) Nelms, 62, Gainesville
Debra (Debbie) Nelms, 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away May 1, 2018. A gathering will be held in Debbie’s honor on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1295 Burns Drive, Gaines ...
Charles Henry Taylor, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Henry Taylor, 89, entered into heaven peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May ...
Terry Lee Tow, 61, Gainesville
Terry Lee Tow, 61, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at his residence. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Friday May 4, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lisa Michelle Garmon Ledbetter, age 51, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Mrs. Ledbetter was born Decat ...

Other

Charles William Lang, 91, Ormond Beach, FL
Charles William Lang, 91, of Ormond Beach, FL passed away May 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral H ...

White

Elmer Cecil Banks, 90, Cleveland
Elmer Cecil Banks, 90, of Cleveland Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 after a short illness. The family will receive visitors from 12 – 2 pm on Saturday, May 5th a ...
Patricia Shaffer Martin, 61, Cleveland
Patricia Shaffer Martin, age 61 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, May 01, 2018. Mrs. Martin was born April 7, 1957 in East Point, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents Ch ...
Ruby Kathryn Meaders, 101, Cleveland
Ruby Kathryn Meaders, age 101 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.   Mrs. Meaders was born on June 21, 1916, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Lester Ca ...
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