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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 13th, 2019

Banks

Julish Clyde Rucker, 85, Maysville
Julish Clyde Rucker, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.   Born on Jan. 9, 1934 in Homer, GA, he was the son of the late Guy William and Lou Belle ...

Dawson

Melaine T. Gillis, 96, Dawsonville
Melaine T. Gillis, 96, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 13, 2019, at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 1, 1923, in Estonia ...

Forsyth

Dianne Winifred James, 79, Cumming
Dianne Winifred James (79) of Cumming, Georgia passed away on October 13, 2019. Visitation 12-2pm and service 2pm all on November 16, 2019 Condolences may be expressed at www ...

Gwinnett

Margaret Knotts, 94, Lawrenceville
Margaret Knotts, age 94 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, October 13, 2019. Mrs. Knotts has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM ...

Habersham

Annie Louise Carpenter Adams, age 96 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 after a wonderful life. Louise was born in Cornelia, GA on May 31, 1923, to the late Re ...

Hall

Inez Holman Gee, 90, Gainesville
            Inez Holman Gee, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at her residence following an ...

Jackson

Lonnie Ray Reed, 62, Jefferson
Lonnie Ray Reed, age 62, of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Faye Reed; parents, Clyde and Loyce Davis Reed ...

Stephens

Toccoa, Georgia -- George Grant Camp, Jr. of 354 Cross Creek Lane passed away Oct. 13, 2019 at his home after an extended illness. His family was at his side. Born in Toccoa, o ...

White

Harvey Edward Heddings, 55, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Harvey Edward Heddings, age 55 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on October 13, 2019.  Harvey was born on Feb ...
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