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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 17th, 2018

Banks

Elsie Mae Duffey Clark, 90, Maysville
Mrs. Elsie Mae Duffey Clark, age 90, of Maysville previously of Grantville, GA died Monday, September 17, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Clark was born in Newnan to the late, Ol ...

Forsyth

Jason Thompson, 41, Cumming
Jason Thompson, 41, of Cumming passed away Monday, September 17, 2018.  Jason was a best friend to everyone.  A hard worker, he was dedicated to his job at Hudgins Steel ...

Gwinnett

Cheryl Renee Williams, 60, Suwanee
Cheryl Renee Williams, age 60, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Ashley Simpson, Suwanee, GA; brother and sister-in-law, An ...

Habersham

Donald Ray Finley, 64, Demorest
Donald Ray Finley, age 64 of Demorest passed away peacefully at his home on September 17, 2018. Donald was born in Gainesville, Georgia on June 7, 1954 to Margret Parker and the ...
Rebal Adene Underwood Hicks, 83, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Rebal Adene Underwood Hicks, age 83 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Donald Grizzl ...

Hall

Jason Scott Smallwood, 41, Gainesville
Jason Scott Smallwood, age 41 of Gainesville born April 10, 1977, passed on September 17, 2018. Memorial services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday September 19, 2018 at War ...
John Holt Bynum, 78, Flowery Branch
  Mr. John Holt Bynum, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at Northside Hospital – Forsyth, surrounded by his family. Memorial Service ...

Jackson

Jerry Leonard Shubert, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jerry Leonard Shubert, age 62, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, September 17, 2018.  Mr. Shubert was born ...
Vivian Taylor Simmons, 81, Jefferson
Vivian Taylor Simmons, beloved mother, sister and aunt, was finally able to go home on September 17. Born May 3, 1927, to Henry Rainer Taylor and Lena Remell Taylor in Jacksonville ...

Lumpkin

Nancy Lou Taylor, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Nancy Lou Taylor, age 87, of Dahlonega, formerly of East Point, GA, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018. Mrs. Taylor was born in Portsmouth, OH on February 23, 1931 to t ...

Other

Margarita Rosa Rios-Guevara, age 62, of Dunwoody, GA, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Margarita was born in Puerto Rico in 1955, to the late Jose and Maria Rios. She was ...

Stephens

Ronald David Bell, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Ronald David Bell, age 81 of Oak Valley Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late John Dave Bell and Myrtle Mill ...

White

James Walter Scarborough, 80, Cleveland
James Walter Scarborough, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. Mr. Scarborough was born on September 18, 1937, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Walte ...
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