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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 17th, 2018

Barrow

Christopher Dale Taylor, age 57, of Winder passed away Friday, August 17, 2018.  Mr. Taylor loved to fish, watch baseball and he also coached Dixie Youth Baseball.  He wa ...

Forsyth

Betty Inez Heard, 86, Cumming
Betty Inez Heard, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. Betty loved singing. She was preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Genelia Heard; brothers, Frank H ...
Clifford Leroy Tyson, 92, Cumming
Clifford Leroy Tyson, age 92, of Cumming, passed away on August 17, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lerah Sterling Tyson; infant son, Johnny; sisters, Aline Coleman, Lo ...

Habersham

Mary Ruth Wade Armour, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on April 6, 1933 to the late Lewis & Delia Ferguson Wade. Mrs. Armour re ...
Ellen Norris Elrod, 91, Demorest
Funeral services for Ellen Norris Elrod, age 91 of Demorest, will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, August 20, 2018 at Bethel Temple Church.  Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick and Rev. John ...
William Stuart Seay, Jr., 78, Clarkesville
William Stuart Seay, Jr, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018, at his residence.  Born in Richmond, Virginia on August 6, 1940, he was a son of the l ...

Hall

Dr. Charles Hopkins, 87, Gainesville
Dr. Charles Hopkins passed away peacefully on Friday, August 17, after 87 years of a life lived well.  He loved his God.  He was devoted to his loving wife for 65 years.& ...
Willa Rae Patten, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Willa Rae Patten, 90 of Gainesville passed away Friday August 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday August 19, ...
Mary Acquin Schneider, 87, Gainesville
Mary Acquin Schneider And she said, “Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, ...

Jackson

Mr. Glendon Willard Shadburn age 83 of Talmo passed away on Friday August 17, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Lumpkin

Joni Flynn, 37, Dahlonega
Joni Flynn, age 37, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018.   Joni attended Lumpkin County High School and went on to graduate from the University of Nort ...

Stephens

Frances Elaine Norris, 67, Toccoa
Frances Elaine Norris, age 67, of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 17, 2018, after a battle of aggressive cancer. Mrs. Norris was born on July 20, 195 ...

White

Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith, 84, Cleveland
Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith. age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on August 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Griffith's wishes were to be cremated and no se ...
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