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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 16th, 2019


Eloise Short LaReau, Dawsonville
Eloise Short LaReau, wife of Harvey Harold LaReau, Jr., passed away on October 16, 2019. She is a 22 year resident of Dawsonville and has lived in Georgia for 45 years.  Bo ...


Carol Ann Farr Carrano, 78, Cumming
Carol Ann Farr Carrano, 78, Devoted Wife, Mother & Grandma died Wednesday October 16, 2019 peacefully at home. She is survived by her Loving Husband of 58 years Andrew W Ca ...


Michael Lonnie Burns, 40, Cornelia
Michael Lonnie Burns, 40, was born July 22, 1979. He was a native of Cornelia, GA, in which he spent more than thirty years of his life. He later moved to Gainesville, GA, became a ...


Otis Marion Ellenburg, Jr., 90, Gainesville
Otis Marion Ellenburg, Jr. 90 of Gainesville, Georgia died October 16 at Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was husband, ...
Mr. Eddie Newton Forrester, 70, of Lula passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at Georgia National Cemetery, Canto ...
Susana D. Flores, 92, Gainesville
Susana D. Flores, age 92, of Gainesville, GA passed away October 16, 2019. She is survived by her daughters, Susana Flores Acosta, Maria Ticas, Irma Baires, and Gladys Cuellar; ...


Mrs. Euliela “Eula” Bertha Farmer, 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday ...
George (Cliffe) Radcliffe Rice, 69, Dahlonega formerly of Atlanta
  George (Cliffe) Radcliffe Rice, 69, former resident of Atlanta, Georgia (1949-1979) and Dahlonega, Georgia. Passed away at his home in Murrayville, on Monday, Oct. 16, 20 ...
Mrs. Ruthie "Mama Ruthie" Holland Robertson, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019.  Mrs. Robertson was born in Lumpkin County on September ...


Dorothy Helen Moore, 80, Stockbridge
Dorothy Helen Moore, 80, of Stockbridge passed away, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 20 ...
David S. Poole, 49, Doraville
David S. Poole, age 49, of Doraville, GA passed away Monday, October 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Muriel Tench Poole; sister, Donna Poole Gib ...


Mrs. Martha Lucille Richey Fowler, age 91 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Habersham Home East, Demorest, Georgia. A daughter of the late Sam and Hortense Ca ...


Robert Edwin Dupray, 77, Cleveland
Robert Edwin Dupray, age 77, passed away on October 16, 2019.  Mr. Dupray was born on August 12, 1942, in Pittsfield, MA, to the late Clarence and Bella Dupray.  He wo ...
Rex Armour, 65, Cleveland
Rex L. Armour, 65, of Cleveland, formerly of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in the C ...
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