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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 8th, 2018

Forsyth

Minta Samples Martin Chadwick, 93, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  Minta’s roles have been many through her life as a daughter, sister, friend, mother, gra ...

Gwinnett

Gladys “Memaw” Allen Kimbro, age 82, of Buford, GA, passed away on May 8, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on June 9, 1935, in Lawrenceville, ...

Hall

Cheryl Williams Clark, 61, Gainesville
Cheryl Williams Clark, 61, of Gainesville passed away May 8, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial ...
Lenore Meaders Chambers of Clermont died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Lenore was married for 59 years to her loving husband, Howard Chambers, who died ...
Charles Ponder Crawford, 97, Gainesville
Charles Ponder Crawford, born July 28 1920, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2018 following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. We are sorry if you didn’t kno ...
Bobby Joe Hollis, 62, Gainesville
Bobby Joe Hollis, age 62, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife of thirty-four years, Willene Mayfield Hollis, Gainesville, GA; children, ...

Jackson

Alma Kathleen Pruitt, 93, Commerce
Mrs. Alma Kathleen Pruitt, age 93, of Commerce died Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Pruitt was born in Commerce to the late, CP and Theresa Bro ...

Stephens

Kenneth Edward Jones, 65, Toccoa
Kenneth Edward Jones, age 65, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, following a sudden illness. Mr. Jones was born on September 21, 1952, in Clarkesville, Geo ...

White

Mrs. Nadine Mae Kubler, 91, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death Mrs. Nadine Mae Kubler, age 91 of Cleveland. Nadine passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 following a period of declining health. S ...
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