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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 7th, 2018

Forsyth

Jessie Mae Durham Caine, 94, of Cumming passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018.  A native of Hall County, she lived most of her life in Forsyth County and was a member of Ridgevie ...
Robert O’Dell Luna, Jr. passed away from a battle with ALS on June 7th in Cumming, Georgia, surrounded by loved ones. Originally from Huntsville, AL, he was a beloved husband ...

Hall

Edna J. (Shorty) Cofer, 82, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Edna J. (Shorty) Cofer, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. Fune ...
Jerry Hulsey, 95, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Hulsey, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away on June 7, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will b ...

Jackson

Betty Jean Gordon, 92, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Gordon, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Gordon was born in Commerce to the late Thomas Ol ...

Other

Christopher James Boulware, 24, Townville, SC formerly of Buford
Christopher James Boulware, age 24, of Townville, SC, formerly of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, June 14, 20 ...
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