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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 2nd, 2018

Habersham

Rev. Charles Black, 75, Demorest
Rev. Charles Black, age 75 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Born in Hall County, Georgia on January 15, 1943, he was a son of the late Issac and Ramie Turne ...
Nina E. Holbrooks Murray went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Born to the late Jesse R. and Mary Melissie Smith Holbrooks on April 16, 1924. Mrs. Mu ...

Hall

Richard M. Cochran, 75, Gainesville
Richard M. Cochran, Sr., 75, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018.  A sweet and kind man, Richard was a lifelong Lutheran and attended Christ the King Lutheran ...
Cheston Eloise Cline Lanier, age 95 of Clermont, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Mrs. Lanier was born in Waleska, Cherokee County, Georgia on January 29, 1923 to the la ...
Henry Alfred Stover, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Henry Alfred Stover, age of 87 of Gainesville, passed away on August 2, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled at 2:00pm on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Memorial Park North Rivers ...

Jackson

Dorothy Mae McDonald, 88, Braselton
Dorothy Mae McDonald, age 88, of Braselton passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018.  She loved basketball, bingo and football.  Mrs. McDonald was employed for 36 years with ...
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