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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 25th, 2018

Gwinnett

James M. Johnson, 49, Buford
James M. Johnson, age 49, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 after an extended illness.  He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry M. Johnson. He is sur ...

Hall

Richard Sifuentes Gomez, 87, Gainesville
Richard Sifuentes Gomez, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Septembe ...
James David Porter, 62, Flowery Branch
James David Porter, age, 62, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018.  He was preceded in death by parents, William and Melua Porter; son, Mac David Por ...
Mr. William (Billy) Lanier Hughes, 79, of Oakwood, Ga, passed away on Tuesday September 25, 2018 at Boca Raton Florida Regional Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Tues ...
Thomas Lee Mayfield, 82, Gainesville
Thomas Lee Mayfield, age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesvi ...
John "Rusty" Wells, 65, Gainesville
 John Russell ‘Rusty’ Wells, born in Atlanta on August 5, 1953, and passed away on September 25, 2018.  He attended Walker High School in Atlanta and later ...

Lumpkin

Ned E. Gooch, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Ned E. Gooch, age 77, of Suches passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Mr. Gooch was born in Suches on July 8, 1941 to the late Homer and Mabel Wilkins Gooch. In addition ...

Other

Mary Kathleen Gibbs, 85, Atlanta
Mary Kathleen Gibbs, age 85 of Atlanta, GA, died Tuesday, September 25, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Gibbs has been cremated and a graveside service will be held Sunday ...

Stephens

Jerry Donald Reynolds, 72, Toccoa
Mr. Jerry Donald Reynolds, age 72 of Falls Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Robert Lee Reynolds, Sr. and F ...
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