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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 5th, 2018

Forsyth

Helen Thorn, Cumming
Helen Thorn, affectionately known as “Mama Helen”, went to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, June 5th. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her dearly. Helen ...

Habersham

Raymond Charles Hallford, 83, Demorest
Raymond Charles Hallford, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 following an extended illness. Mr. Hallford was born on January 25, 1935 in Habersham ...
Glover Lee Carpenter, 91, Cornelia
Glover Lee Carpenter, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to Glory to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Carpenter was born on August 10, 1926, in Cornelia, G ...
Benny Tench, 76, Clarkesville
Benny Tench, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Tench was born on March 15, 1942 in Clarkesville, Ge ...

Hall

Ethel Martin Caras, Gainesville
Ethel Martin Caras was born May 19, 1917 in Macon, Georgia to the late D.S. and Emma Lee Martin. She was the eldest of nine children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jame ...
Leslie Partridge Finder, 59, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Leslie Partridge Finder, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. Fune ...
Helen Emily Knight Nix, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Emily Knight Nix age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Monday June 04, 2018 at her home following an extended illness.             Funera ...
Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, Gainesville
Obituary for Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, of Gainesville, GA. Barbara Ellen Pormen, born in Clebit, OK, passed quietly into her eternal home Tuesday June 5th, 2018, in Gainesville, ...

Jackson

Larry Glenn Mayfield, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Glenn Mayfield, age 78, of Pendergrass, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Mayfield was born in Cumming, Georgia, a son t ...
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, 74, Dania Beach, FL
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, age 74, of Dania Beach, FL passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. He enjoyed fishing, gambling and working on cars. He loved his pets; Boo and Molly. Survivors i ...

White

Lois C. Hogan, 94, Cleveland
Lois C. Hogan, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mrs. Hogan was born February 1, 1924 in Demorest to the late Jim and Minnie Skelton Chambers. Lois was a m ...
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