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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 27th, 2018

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Kay Payne Parten, 61, Winder
Kay Payne Parten, age 61, of Winder passed away Monday, August 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family ...

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Steve Styles, 80, Dawsonville
Steve Styles, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 24, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Mr. Styles was preceded in death by patern ...

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Sherry LaVerne Keys Adams, 49, of Cumming passed away Monday, August 27, 2018.  Sherry was a loving mother, Mimi; daughter, sister, and aunt. She was known for being a fighter ...

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Leila Wilbanks McDowell, age 71 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018. Born in Commerce, Georgia on April 20, 1947 to the late Telford and Elizabeth Ostine Smith Wi ...

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Gid Corman Bell, 86, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Gid Corman Bell, age 86 of Gainesville. The Rev. Clack Stubbs will o ...
Heather Turner, 37, Gainesville
Heather Turner, MS, LPC, age 37 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018. Heather was born on May 12, 1981 in Gainesville, Georgia. She was the sweetest, kindest and mos ...
Etta Marie Lewis, 68, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday August 31, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Etta Marie Lewis, age 68 of Gainesville. Interment will follow in Wahoo ...
Patrick Wayne Partlow, 43, Gainesville
Mr. Patrick Wayne Partlow age 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday August 27, 2018 following a sudden illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday August 30, 2018 a ...

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Robin Carol Gill, 59, Ellijay
Robin Carol Gill, age 59 of Ellijay, GA, died suddenly Monday, August 27, 2018. Ms. Gill has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00 P ...
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