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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 29th, 2018

Habersham

Sudie Dover, 103, Clarkesville
Sudie Dover, age 103, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  Ms. Dover was born on July 27, 1915, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Rev ...
Bennie Joseph 'Joey' Smith, 54, Clarkesville
Bennie Joseph “Joey” Smith, age 54, of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi on December 27, 1963, he was a son of ...

Jackson

John Ed Guyton, 90, Pendergrass
John Ed Guyton, 90, of Pendergrass passed away on Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Kindred Hospice in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 20 ...

Lumpkin

John Avery Grizzle, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. John Avery Grizzle, age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his residence. Born August 21, 1933, in Lumpkin County to parents Grayson and Louise To ...
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