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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 14th, 2019

Dawson

Lucille Evans, 95, Dawsonville
Lucille Evans, 95, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 14, 2019 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 19, 1924 in Pickens Co ...

Forsyth

Howard Gardner, 83, Cumming
Howard Webster Gardner, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019. Howard was born in 1935, to the late Sherman and Dora Gardner. He was a member of Cumming Bapt ...

Gwinnett

Billie Doris Chambers, 93, Lawrenceville
Billie Doris Chambers, 93, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday October 14, 2019 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born May 5, 1926 in Lumpkin County t ...
Gerald Cary Wood, 81, Buford
  Gerald Cary Wood, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, October 14, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of eighteen years, Laverne Brackett Wood, Buford, GA; stepd ...

Hall

Alton Elbert Edge, 83, Oakwood
Mr. Alton Elbert Edge, 83, of Oakwood passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in ...
James Rueben Pierce, 81, Gainesville
James Rueben Pierce  3-24-1938 -- 10-14-19 Rueben Pierce peacefully left this life on Monday evening, October 14th, surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. & ...
Carl E. Alexander, 73, Braselton
Mr. Carl E. Alexander, age 73, of Braselton passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Frida ...
Betty Lucille Edmonds Walker, 77, Gainesville
Betty Lucille Edmonds Walker, age 77 of Gainesville, GA passed away October 14, 2019.  Mrs. Walker was born in Gainesville, GA on January 28, 1942 to the late William and Luci ...
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