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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 22nd, 2018

Banks

Roy Lee Thompson, 67, Lula
Funeral services for Roy Lee Thomas, age 67 of Lula, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Raymond Payne and Rev. Joe Thom ...

Barrow

Felicia Anne Ferro, 65, Hoschton
Felicia Anne Ferro, age 65 of Hoschton, GA, died Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Ferro has been cremated. The family will receive friends, Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12 & ...

Dawson

Johnny Young, 57, Dawsonville
Johnny Young, 57, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born April 11, 1961 in Hall County to the late L ...

Forsyth

Maria L. Martin, 87, Cumming
Maria L. Martin 87, of Cumming left this Earth to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 21, 2018. Maria was a Pioneer in the Antique and Flea Market Industry. She w ...

Gwinnett

Mary Harris, 79, Buford
Mary Harris, age 79 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Harris has been cremated and a service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family reque ...
Mildred Lancaster Reed, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away September 21, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, W. J. “Dub” Reed. Mrs. Reed ...

Habersham

Pearl Taylor, 78, Demorest
Pearl Yvonne Taylor, age 78, of Demorest passed away Saturday September 22, 2018. Mrs. Taylor was born in Demorest Georgia the daughter of the late Grant and Dora York Burton.&n ...

Hall

Jack Dalton Geyer, 86, Gainesville
Jack Dalton Geyer December 27, 1931 – September 22, 2018 Jack Dalton Geyer, 86, of Gainesville passed away at home on Saturday surrounded by his loving family.  He ...
Heather "Nikki" Smith, 41, Gainesville
Heather "Nikki" Smith, 41 years young, of Gainesville, GA passed from a sudden illness on Saturday, September 22 at 1:01 am. Her survivors include daughters, Hannah El ...

Jackson

Doris Presley Hunter, 85, Pendergrass
Doris Presley Hunter, age 85, of Pendergrass, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years ...

Stephens

Mr. Adam Christopher Williams age 35 of 155 Bellvue Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday September 22, 2018 at his residence. A son of Dwight and Peggy Franklin Williams, he was b ...

White

Jean Loggins Hulsey, 75, Cleveland
Jeanne Loggins Hulsey, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mrs. Hulsey was born in White County and retired from Lumite after 20 plus years as a Supe ...
Paul Hubert Shahan, 59, Helen
Mr. Paul Hubert Shahan, age 59, of Helen, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. Mr. Shahan was born in Floyd County to the late Paul Dean (P.D.) and Mary Lou Selman Shahan.& ...
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