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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 21st, 2019

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Petru Popovici, 101, Auburn
Petru Popovici, age 101 of Auburn, GA, died Monday, October 21, 2019. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Gwinnett Romanian Baptist Church. Pasto ...

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John Wayne Jones, 72, Cumming
John Wayne Jones (J.W.), 72, of Cumming Georgia went to sing with his beautiful baritone voice in God’s choir on October 18th, 2019. J.W. was preceded in death by his father ...
Carmela Valeo, Cumming
Carmela “Lina” Valeo passed away on October 21, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 62 years: Salvatore Valeo, Jr., sons: Salvatore Valeo, III (Giovanna) of Toms Ri ...

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Barry Wesley Storey, 67, Gainesville
Barry Wesley Storey was born on August 25, 1952 in the Newtown Community in Gainesville, GA to the late Joseph and the late Elizabeth Storey (Glasper). He was the third of nine chi ...
Mary Louise Borders, Gainesville
Memorial Services for Mrs. Mary Louise Borders of Gainesville, Georgia will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM at the Willie B. Young Memorial Chapel at Young's Fune ...
Wayne L. Williams, 77, Gainesville
Wayne L. Williams, 77, of Gainesville passed away at his residence on Monday October 21, 2019.   Wayne was born on August 9, 1942 in Gainesville, to the late Vernon and W ...

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James Gilbert Qualls, 77, Ocala, FL formerly of Gainesville
Mr. James Gilbert Qualls, age 77, of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 21, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 3, 2019 i ...
Martin McGee Griffin, 84, Marietta
Martin McGee Griffin, 84, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at his residence in Marietta, Georgia after a sudden illness.  Martin was born on Christmas Eve in 1934 as th ...
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