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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 17th, 2019

Banks

George Thomas Sanders, 83, Maysville
George Thomas Sanders, age 83 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at his residence.   Born on March 25, 1936 in Butts Co., Mr. Sanders is the son of the ...

Barrow

Lisa Adams, 54, Winder
Lisa A. Adams, age 54, of Winder passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Joan Young, Hoschton
  On October 17, 2019, Sister Barbara Joan Young of Hoschton, Ga. passed into eternity and is now forever united with her beloved God.  She is predeceased by her paren ...

Habersham

General Mardy Crumley, 88, Demorest
General Mardy Crumley, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Mr. Crumley was born on February 17, 1931 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late ...

Hall

John Michael Forrestall, 80, Hoschton
Mr. John Michael Forrestall, age 80, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funeral ...
Helen Louise Fuge, 99, Murrayville
Helen Louise Fuge, 99 of Murrayville died on October 17, 2019.  Services will be announced at a later date.  Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont, Ga.
RJ Simmons, 79, Gainesville
Mr. RJ Simmons, 79, of Gainesville passed away on October 17, 2019 following a prolonged illness. Mr. Simmons grew up in Valdosta, GA and retired from Mar-Jac Poultry in Gainesv ...
Barry Alan Stewart, 67, Oakwood
Mr. Barry Alan Stewart, 67, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, October 17th, 2019. A memorial service will be held on November 2nd at 2:00 pm at Liberty Bible Church, Stephens Road, ...
Vlada Andersen, 26, Gainesville
A precocious 11 year old, little blonde headed, big blue eyed girl came off the escalator from the International Terminal at Hartsfield International Airport on February 5, 2004. S ...
Patricia Ann Zeliski, 68, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Zeliski, 68, of Gainesville, died Friday Oct, 17.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.

Lumpkin

James Davis, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. James Barney “J.B.” Davis, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019. Mr. Davis was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He ...

Other

Gerald “Jerry” Brunson, 85, of Big Canoe, GA, passed away October 17, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Shannon Brunson; daughter Terri, son Scott (Kristin) and c ...

White

Jean Good, 86, Sautee
Jean Good, age 86 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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