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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 22nd, 2018

Forsyth

Leroy Little, 82, Cumming
 Leroy Little, age 82, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018.  Mr. Little is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Penny & Dennis Major, of Cumming, ...
Shirley F. Peterson, 94, Cumming
Shirley F. Peterson, 94, of Cumming, GA, passed away on July 20, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Habersham

Raymond Duncan Franklin, Sr., 89, Turnerville
Funeral services for Raymond Duncan Franklin, Sr., age 89 of Turnerville will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Butch Franklin, Dr ...
Mary Lou Lewis Glore, 77, Mt. Airy
Mary Lou Lewis Glore, age 77, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Mrs. Glore was born on June 22, 1941, in Maysville, Georgia; a daughter of the late Sha ...

Hall

Dave DeVenny, 71, Gainesville
Dave DeVenny, 71, of Gainesville, GA, following a four year battle with cancer, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his family. His Celebration of Life se ...
  Glen Joseph “Scott” Turner, 52 of Lula passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Turner is a lifelong resident of Hall County. He worked in c ...

Jackson

Jane Elizabeth Cox Van Fossen, age 67 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her residence.   Born on Sept. 14, 1950 in Ohio, she was the daughter of the ...
Peggy Marie Rising, 67, Commerce
Peggy Marie Rising, 67, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ while surrounded by her loving husband and sons in Killbuck on Sunday, July 22, 2018.   & ...

Lumpkin

Sallie V. Edwards, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Sallie V. Edwards, age 80, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018. Mrs. Edwards was born in Mississippi on April 2, 1938. She was preceded in death by her parents, ...

Other

Lois McDaniel Shelton, 87, Watkinsville
Lois McDaniel Shelton, age 87 of Watkinsville, GA passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at her residence.   Born on August 3, 1930 in Watkinsville, GA, she was the daughter ...
Larry Lee Stacy, 53, Lavonia
Mr. Larry Lee Stacy, age 53 of 616 Fairview Farm Road, Lavonia passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at his residence. A son of James and Wanda Wolford Stacy, he was born August 21, ...
Mr. Kenneth John Pulliam, age 72, of Hull, GA died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Pulliam was born in Hull to the late John and Ailene Hill Pulliam.  He was ...
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