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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 1st, 2018

Barrow

Mr. Stevie “Peck” Owens, age 64, of Winder, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  He was preceded in death by parents, Rudolph D. Owens and Runette Stewart O ...

Hall

Howard Gordon Kelley, 83, Gainesville
Mr. Howard Gordon Kelley, age 83, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at his residence.  Born in Forsyth County, he was a lifetime resident of Hall County ...
Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” Miller, 76, of Lula passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Anne Ray Nix, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Anne Ray Nix, age 76, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, James A. Nix and son, Keith ...

Jackson

Edgar Jackie Bruce, 88, Commerce
Mr. Edgar Jackie Bruce, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Bruce was born in Homer to the late George Wesley and Emmie Seay Bruce.&n ...

Lumpkin

Exie Ann Davis, 79, Dahlonega
It is with great sadness that the family of Exie Ann Davis announces her passing on July 31, 2018, at her home in Dahlonega, Georgia.  Exie was surrounded by her loving husban ...

Other

Robert Stafford Connor, 92, Ballground, Ga.
  Robert Stafford Connor 92, of Ballground, Ga passed away on August 1, 2018. He is survived by his wife Barbara Connor. Children include Carol Connor (George Swigart ...

Stephens

Nell Martin Bolmon, 83, Toccoa
Mrs. Nell Martin Bolmon age 83 of Toccoa Street, Toccoa passed away Wednesday August 1, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Wilburn and Willie Mae Fuller Ma ...

Union

Sidney Stover, 94, Suches
The family of Mr. Sidney Stover of Suches announces his passing on August 1, 2018, at 94 years of age. He went on to meet his Lord and to be with his late wife, Bertha Mae Pruitt S ...
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