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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 10th, 2018

Forsyth

James Oren Hamby, 83, Cumming
James Oren Hamby, 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior May 10, 2018 after an extended illness.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.&nbs ...

Gwinnett

            George R. Moore, Jr., passed away on May 10th, 2018, in Buford, Georgia. Visitation will be held at Flanigan&rsqu ...

Jackson

Faye Edmonds Spencer, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Faye Edmonds Spencer, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 10, 2018.  Mrs. Spencer was born in Valdo ...

Stephens

Jerry Aaron Simmons, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Jerry Aaron Simmons age 80 of 200 North Currahee Lane, Toccoa passed away Thursday May 10, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late W.A. “Gus” and Mildred Single ...

White

Alton Artis Wofford, 82, Cleveland
Alton Artis Wofford, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Mr. Wofford was born on March 12, 1936, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Oliver and Elvie Tho ...
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