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Local Obits for Sat. May 19th, 2018

Habersham

Donald Andrew 'Andy' Slaton, 47, Clarkesville
Donald Andrew “Andy” Slaton, age 47 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia o ...

Jackson

Irene Eubanks Franklin, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Eubanks Franklin, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Mrs. Franklin was born in Tuc ...
Gary Neil Patton, 61, Talmo
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gary Neil Patton, age 61, of Talmo, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Mr. Patton was born in Winder, Georgia, a son ...

Other

Lawrence Donald Aborn, 53, Alpharetta
Lawrence Donald Aborn, 53, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Vonn Aborn, Raleigh, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Ro ...
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