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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 18th, 2019

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Lucille Wheeler Hall, 70, Winder
Lucille Wheeler Hall, age 74, of Winder, GA passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Hubert Wheeler and Pauline Cantrell Wheeler; brother ...
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Richard Madison McCook of Statham, Ga. who passed October 18, 2019. The absence of his laughter and stories leaves a deafenin ...

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Betty Jane Coen, 94, Cumming
Betty Jane Coen, age 94, of Cumming, Georgia passed away, Friday, October 18, 2019. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, Georgia 30 ...
Fred Griffith, 72, Cumming
Fred Griffith, of Cumming, Georgia, our beloved husband, father, and PaPa left us suddenly on Friday, October 18, 2019.  The skies lit up at sunset, which felt like a sign to ...

Gwinnett

Hyun “Jonathon” Kim passed away on October 18th, 2019 in his residence in Suwanee, GA. Jonathon was born on June 19th, 1969 to Peter and Lilly Kim in Seoul, Korea. He ...

Habersham

James Charles Grant, 72, Cornelia
James Charles Grant, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 18, 2019. Mr. Grant was born on August 24, 1947 in Habersham County, Georgia t ...

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Shelby Jean (Wilson) Dorsey, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Shelby Jean (Wilson) Dorsey, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Mem ...
James Edwin “Jim” Clayton, 79, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family will receive friends at Memorial ...
Barbara Sue Holman, 68, Gainesville
Barbara Sue Holman, 68, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held. Born on August 13, 1 ...
Janet Lynn Johnson, 62, Murrayville
Janet Lynn Johnson, age 62 of Murrayville, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019.   Mrs. Johnson was born May 5, 1957 to Pearl Pitman Crane and the late Lloyd Crane.  ...
Jackie Motes, 58, Gainesville
Jackie Motes, 58, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at his residence.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the ...

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Steven Larry Bond, 47, Commerce
Mr. Steven Larry Bond, age 47, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness with pneumonia and sepsis.  Mr. Bond ...
Richard Lee Hall, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Lee Hall, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 18, 2019.  Mr. Hall was born in Rensselaer, ...
Kathleen Smith, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Kathleen Early Smith (90) of Commerce, GA passed away on Friday October 18, 2019.  Kathleen was born on June 28, 1929 to Marvin and Willie Maude Early in Quitman, Mississ ...

Lumpkin

Ginette Cohen Jones, 95, Dahlonega formerly of Oakwood
Mrs. Ginette Cohen Jones, age 95, of Dahlonega, formerly of Oakwood, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. Mrs. Jones was born in Algiers, North Africa on June 10, 1924 to the l ...
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