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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 10th, 2018

Banks

Bertha Alene Grogan, 63, Maysville
     Mrs. Bertha Alene Grogan, age 63 of Maysville, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens following a sudden illness.& ...

Forsyth

Martha Jean Phillips, 78, Cumming
Martha Jean Phillips, age 78, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Jean was employed by US General Construction Company for 46 years and was a member of New Light Baptist Church. Sh ...
Thomas Colbert Skinner, 81, Cumming
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Thomas Colbert Skinner, widower, father and grandfather, passed away at age 81.  Tom will join his late wife of 52 years, Paula Bunse Skinner, and w ...
Frances Doris Woodall, 81, Cumming
Frances Doris Woodall, age 81, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Frances was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ra ...

Gwinnett

  James Myron Strickland, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Chuck Russell. He is survived by his wife ...

Hall

Sara Ann Barrett Henson, 86, Gainesville
Sara Henson : The Woman Behind the Legendary Voice of First National Bank in Gainesville. Sara Ann Barrett Henson, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on July 10, 2018 at North ...
Gray Davis Hickman, 90, Gainesville
Gray Davis Hickman, 90, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018.   Gray was born on October 22, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri. God saw him getting tired, and ...
Herman Lamar “Bouncer” Hollis, 75, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Fr ...
Richard Martin Williamson, age 80 of Hoschton, GA passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Mr. Williamson has been cremated and a privat ...

Jackson

Glenn Wayne Leatherwood, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Glenn Wayne Leatherwood, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  Mr. Leatherwood was born in ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Charles Early, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Charles Early, age 63, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Jimmy was born in Lumpkin County on January 13, 1955 to the late James Edward and Laverne Lance Early. In ad ...
Waymon Fields, 79, Dahlonega
Waymon Fields, 79, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Gold City Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Mt. Pisg ...
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