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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 21st, 2018

Habersham

J.D. Coker, 92, Demorest
J.D. Coker, age 92 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Mr. Coker was born on July 31, 1925, in White County, to the late Steve and Martha Allison Coker.  He w ...
Gabriel Solomon Summers, 14, Clarkesville
Gabriel Solomon Summers, age 14 of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018. Born in Habersham County on September 15, 2003, he was the son of Solomon Summers, II and Sara ...

Hall

Janette Whelchel Hulsey, 84, Clermont
Funeral services for Janette Whelchel Hulsey age 84, of Clermont, Ga. will be held Thursday May 24, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment will be in New Bridg ...
Ronald Lindsey Brady, 85, Murrayville
Ronald Lindsey Brady, 85 of Murrayville died on May 18, 2018. Funeral Services for Mr. Brady will be held on Monday May 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Wahoo Baptist Church.  The ...

Jackson

Lt. Col. Robert H. LaCoy, 100, Hoschton
Retired Lt. Col. Robert H. LaCoy, age 100, of Hoschton, GA passed away, Monday, May 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, James H. LaCoy and Jenny LaCoy; brother, James La ...
Woodrow Howard Minish, 80, Commerce
Mr. Woodrow Howard Minish, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Monday, May 21, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Minish was born in Detroit, MI to the late Woodro ...

Lumpkin

Douglas Goode, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Douglas Goode, age 76, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 21, 2018. Douglas was born in Dawsonville on May 23, 1941.  He was preceded in death by his mother Effie Goo ...

Other

Gerald Wayne Tanner, 77, Douglas
  Gerald Wayne Tanner, age 77, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018, at Vista Park following an extended illness. Mr. Tanner was born on December 1 ...
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