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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 30th, 2018

Dawson

Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, Dawsonville
Burnett “Barry” Watkins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born June 29, 1935 to ...
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, Dawsonville
Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 30, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born April 15, 1939 to the late Laina Bennett and Gladys Je ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Edwards, Jr, 52, Buford
Jerry Edwards, Jr, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Jerry and Donna Ruth Edwards, and his partner of twenty-six years, ...
Ralph “Skip” Edward Maynard, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 30, 2018. He was preceded in death in 2102 by parents, Ralph and Lois Moon Maynard. Mr. Mayn ...
Linda Ann MacKinnon, 70, Lawrenceville
Linda Ann MacKinnon, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Hall

Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Viola Harrison Peppers, 85, of Lexington, SC, formerly of Gainesville passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on Monday, July 30, 2018 following an extende ...
Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, 73, Gainesville
          Dwayne Hubert Ferguson, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center havin ...
Our precious Mother Gwynola "Gwen" Rail McIntyre Gowder age 77 of Clermont went home to be with The Lord Monday July 30, 2018. She passed peacefully at the home of her s ...

Jackson

Marvin Dwayne Poole, 81, Commerce
Mr. Marvin Dwayne Poole, age 81 of Commerce died Monday, July 30, 2018 at Comer Health & Rehab Center.  Mr. Poole was born in Toccoa to the late, William French and Lois E ...
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