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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 12th, 2019


Mary Bowman Ledbetter, 87, Winder
Mary Bowman Ledbetter, 87, of Winder passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Mary was a beautiful woman inside and out, with a heart of gold.  She is now in the presence of he ...


Rose Marie Fitzpatrick, 95, Cumming
Rose Marie Fitzpatrick, age 95, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 12, 2019.  Rose was born in Solvay, NY.  She was a long-time resident of North Syracuse, NY.  R ...


Phillip Lee Church, 73, Clarkesville
Phillip Lee Church, age 73, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Church was born in Demorest, GA on May 7, 1946, to the late Aub ...
Mrs. Lottie Missouri Butler Turner, age 93, of Alto, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Mrs. Turner was born in Hall County to the late Archie and Tinnie Butler. During her ...


Mrs. Roberta “Bobbie” Gail Nowland, age 84, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by ...
Frances Logan Brown, 94, Gainesville
Frances Logan Brown, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019, after a wonderful life. .    Funeral services are scheduled for 11:0 ...
Harold Gaines, 85, Gainesville
Harold C. Gaines, 85, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Pa ...
Robert Paul “Bob” Jones, Jr, 59, Flowery Branch
Robert Paul “Bob” Jones, Jr., age 59, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Paul Jones, Sr. ...
Josephine King, 62, Flowery Branch
Josephine Samantha Goodwin King, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away October 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin King, parents, Mark & Lucile Goodw ...


Billy Carroll Holcomb, Sr, age 72 of Clayton, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at ...


Joseph "Joe" Parker, 70, Cleveland
Joseph “Joe” Parker, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Fun ...
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