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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 22nd, 2018

Forsyth

LTC (Ret.) Marvin LaRue “Jack” Jackson, 92, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2018. Jack was born in Prentiss, Mississippi to James E. and Na ...

Gwinnett

Lorea Sanders Taylor, 78, Hoschton
Lorea Sanders Taylor, age 78 of Hoschton, GA, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018. A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Hall

Mary Fae Brady, 90, Murrayville
Mrs. Mary Fae Brady, age 90 of Murrayville, entered into Heaven peacefully on August 22, 2018 surrounded by her family.  Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday ...
Lenore Fleming, 57, Gainesville
Mrs. Lenore Fleming, loving wife, mother, and friend, age 57, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Mrs. Fleming was an avid fan of Georgia Tech Football ...
Nancy Jayne Frets, 70, Gainesville
            Mrs. Nancy Jayne Frets, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at her residence surr ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Jean Barber Williamson, age 79 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Wednesday, August 22, 2018. ...

Stephens

James Chris Payne, 62, Toccoa
Mr. James Chris Payne, age 62 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Noah and Mary Etta ...

White

Cleveland Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia announces that Ms. Linda Carol (Slatton) Camp passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on August 22, 2018. ...
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