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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 23rd, 2018

Banks

Toni Watterson Herbert, 59, Gillsville
Toni Watterson Herbert, age 59, of Gillsville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Mrs. Herbert was born on September 15, 1959, in Eustis, Florida, to the late P ...

Dawson

Douglas E. “Doug” Darlow, Sr., 73, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 23, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born in Miami, Flo ...

Habersham

Kirk Hamilton Davis, Jr., 94, Clarkesville
Kirk Hamilton Davis, Jr., age 94, passed away on September 23, 2018.  Kirk, also known as K.H., was born on September 28, 1923 to Kirk Davis, Sr and Belle Sutton Davis of Clar ...

Hall

Barbara P. Cox, 86, Gainesville
Barbara P. Cox, age 86 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018. Mrs. Cox was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be mi ...
Mary Owen Butler, 94, Gainesville
  Mary Owen Butler, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, O.L. “Whitey& ...
Hubert J. Deaton, Jr., 91, Gainesville
  The family of Hubert J. Deaton, Jr. regrets to announce his passing after a lengthy illness.  He died in Gainesville, GA, in his 91st year. “Gainesville boy ...

Stephens

Betty Doster Hartis, 89, Martin
Mrs. Betty Doster Hartis, age 89 of Waters Edge, Martin, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 in Jacksonville, North Carolina. A daughter of the late Thomas Roland and ...

White

Clovis Albert Brown, 67, Cleveland
Clovis Albert Brown, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018. Mr. Brown was born in Royston, Georgia to the late Eppie Albert and Carrie Hayes Brown.  ...
Jeffrey "Jeff" Grindle, 44, Cleveland
Jeffrey "Jeff" Grindle, age 44 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 23, 2018. Jeff was born on October 15, 1973 to Dorothy (Graham) Beard and the late Harold Gr ...
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