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Local Obits for Sun. May 6th, 2018

Banks

Maggie Clara Evans, 93, Mt. Airy
  Maggie Clara Evans, age 93, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Ms. Evans was born on April 2, 1925, in Mt. Airy, Georgia. She was preceded in ...

Habersham

William “Bill” Martin, Sr, age 83, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Mr. Martin was born on May 5, 1935, in Alto, Georgia; son of the late Ga ...

Hall

Christine Winkler, 85, Gainesville
Christine Winkler, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on May 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at New Bridge Baptist Church. Rev. Milton ...

Stephens

Judith Ann Gall, 55, Toccoa
Ms. Judith Ann Gall, age 55, of Davis Avenue in Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. Ms. Gall is survived by a number of nieces and nephews and b ...
Hazel Geeter Lathan, 58, Toccoa
Mrs. Hazel Geeter Lathan, age 58 of 1 Norman Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Thomas Geeter, Jr. and Mary Helen Powell Geet ...

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Dale Dean Sr, 85, Cleveland
It is with great sadness the family of Dale Dean Sr . Announces his passing on May 6, 2018 at the age of 85.  He will be remembered by his wife of 63 years, Gloria, his child ...
Billy Rodney Lee, 89, Turners Corner
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Billy Rodney Lee, age 89 of Turner’s Corner. Mr. Lee passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018. Memorial services are sch ...
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