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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 20th, 2019

Forsyth

Annette Rita Dinsmore, 74, Cumming
Annette Rita Dinsmore, age 74, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. Annette was born in 1945, to the late J.B. and Edna Holtzclaw. She was a member of Coal Mountai ...
Lori Kay Stapler, 44, Cumming
Lori Kay Stapler, age 44, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. She was a graduate of South Forsyth High School and was very active in the Special Olympics. Lori wa ...
Benjamin Steven Sumpter, age 54, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. 

Gwinnett

Bryan Taylor, 51, Buford
Bryan Taylor, age 51, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Brandon Reid Taylor.  Mr. Taylor is survived by his wi ...

Hall

Raymond Douglas Congleton, (92) of Dacula, GA passed away on October 20, 2019. He was born on November 8, 1926 in Beattyville, KY to Clayton Congleton and Versie Turner Congleton. ...
Leonard Stewart, 93, Gainesville
Leonard Stewart, 93, of Gainesville, GA., passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019. He was born March 10, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He was the second of nine child ...

Jackson

Jarrod G. Luna, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jarrod G. Luna, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at Memorial Park Sou ...

Lumpkin

James McClain Scarbrough, 48, Dahlonega
James McClain Scarbrough, age 48 of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Mr. Scarbrough was born on January 25, 1971, in Toccoa, Georgia, to James and Patricia Mc ...
John Calvin Ledford, 87, Dahlonega
John Calvin Ledford, age 87 of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Mr. Ledford was born on March 15, 1932, in Jackson County, to the late Fredrick and Emma Eliza ...

White

John Rose, 94, Cleveland
Mr. John A. Rose, Jr., age 94, of Cleveland, GA passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Martinsburg VA Medical Center. Mr. Rose was born in South Bend, Indiana the son of the la ...
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