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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 10th, 2019

Banks

John A Lewallen, 94, Baldwin
John A Lewallen, age 94, of the Hollingsworth community in Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on October 10, 2019. Mr. Lewallen was born March 18, 1925 to the late Claude and Bertie ...

Hall

Loretta Saine Jordan, 73, New Holland
Mrs. Loretta Saine Jordan age 73 of New Holland, Ga passed away on Thursday October 10, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Fune ...
Rebecca W. Wolf, 101, Gainesville
Rebecca W. Wolf, 101 of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Lanier Christia ...
Virginia Loggins, 93, Gainesville
Virginia Loggins age 93 of Gainesville passed away Thursday Oct. 10, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Loggins was born May 9, 1926 in Gainesville to the late Lafayette & Isabelle ...

Jackson

Betty Ann Brown, 85, Commerce
Betty Ann Brown, age 85 of Commerce, GA, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Born on March 9, 1934 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Mary Ruth ...

Lumpkin

Danny Ray Edwards, 65, Dahlonega
Mr. Danny Ray Edwards, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019. Mr. Edwards was born in Cumming, GA on August 11, 1954.  He was preceded in death by his ...

Other

Mrs. Jo Ann Mize Helton, age 83, of Ila died Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.  Mrs. Helton was born in Commerce to the late, Thad and Frankie Richey Mize ...

Rabun

Sandra Louise Osterlin Mally, age 69 of Dillard, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019. No public will be held. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at ww ...
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