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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 30th, 2018

Dawson

Johnnie Nell Cothran, 98, Dawsonville
Johnnie Nell Cothran, 98, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 30, 2018 at The Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health. Born May 6, 1920 in Hall County ...

Forsyth

Barbara W. Cox, 86, Cumming
Barbara W. Cox, age 86, of Cumming, GA, ran into the arms of Jesus and her beloved husband and precious grandson on September 30, 2018, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She wa ...

Gwinnett

Ruth Chatham Peevy, 88, Braselton
Ruth Chatham Peevy, age 88, of Braselton, GA passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Rev. Robert D. Peevy; parents, Henr ...

Habersham

Ouida Sharon Ferguson, 68, Cornelia
  A service celebrating the lives of Ouida Sharon Ferguson age 68 of Cornelia and Wayne Barron Ferguson age 71 of Cornelia will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 6, 2018 at ...

Hall

Jimmy Edwin Gee, 57, Gillsville
Jimmy Edwin Gee age 57 of Gillsville passed away Sunday September 30, 2018. The  family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Ward's Funeral Home, 7 ...

Jackson

  James Nelson “Jim” Morgan, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, September 30, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Morgan was born in Dayton, TN to Maxine Owens C ...

Lumpkin

Pamela Bowlsby Glaze, 63, Dahlonega
 Mrs. Pamela Bowlby Glaze, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018. Mrs. Glaze was born in New Jersey on November 27, 1954. She was preceded in death by ...

White

Billie Jo Peterman, 88, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Billie Jo Peterman, age 88 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 30, 2018.  Mrs. Peterman was born on March 20, 1930 to the l ...
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