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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 15th, 2019

Forsyth

Warren Glenn Stephens passed away on October 15, 2019. He was born January 3, 1949 in Atlanta. Growing up he love the peace and tranquility of the outdoors, but backpacking, rock ...

Gwinnett

Carl Smith, 71, Buford
Carl Smith, age 71 of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Mr. Smith has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 Sha ...

Habersham

Nancy Pitchford McAlister, 80, Mount Airy formerly of Duluth
Mrs. Nancy Pitchford McAlister, age 80, of Mount Airy, formerly of Duluth, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services wil ...
John Arlin Hembree, 94, Clarkesville
John Arlin Hembree, age 94 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Hembree was born July 21, 1925 in Douglas ...
Linda Denise Shoemake, 56, Demorest
Linda Denise Shoemake, age 56 of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.  Ms. Shoemake was born on December 29, 1962, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Ray Shoemake a ...

Hall

Jerry Hawkins, 83, Gillsville
Jerry Hal Hawkins age 83 of Gillsville passed away Tuesday Oct. 15, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Hawkins was born in Gillsville to the late Fred & Nanalean ...
Tuan Van Nguyen, 37, Gainesville
Mr. Tuan Van Nguyen, age 37 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019.  Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Memori ...
Mary Shoemake, 79, Braselton
Mrs. Mary Shoemake, 79 of Braselton, Ga. passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Horace and Margie Dean Fricks.   In ad ...
Inez Greenway Woodring, 95, Gainesville
Inez Greenway Woodring went home to Jesus and other loved ones on October 15, 2019 following a battle with cancer. She was a true lady of faith and was a devoted, loving daughter, ...

Jackson

Ruby Nell Cronic, 96, Braselton
Ruby Nell Cronic, age 96, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 17, 2019 at New Liberty United Methodi ...

Rabun

Allen Clark LoBean, 73, Clayton
Mr. Allen Clark LoBean 73, of Clayton, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. A service will be held on a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...

Stephens

Katherine “Kat” Gosnell Colley, age 89, of Toccoa, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Born on May 10, 1930, in Jackson County, she was a daughter of the late ...
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