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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 5th, 2018

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Martha Ann Simmons, 65, Maysville
Ms. Martha Ann Simmons, 65, of Maysville passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the ...
Judy Vaughn, 68, Commerce
Ms. Judy Vaughn, age 68, of Commerce died Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her residence.  Ms. Vaughn was born in Commerce to the late, Frank and Eurilla LeCroy Vaughn.  Ms. Vau ...

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James Gaddis, 48, Covington formerly of Gainesville
James Gaddis, 48 of Covington GA formerly of Gainesville  passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018.  A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday August 20, 2018 i ...

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Bruce Anthony Coleman, 55, Canton
Bruce Anthony Coleman, 55, of Canton passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018.  Bruce grew up in Roswell, Georgia attending Roswell Elementary and Roswell High Schools.  He was ...
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