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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 22nd, 2019

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Phillip “Phil” Benjamin Escover, 59, of Winder passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton after a short two month battle wit ...
Emanuel Lee Jordan, 30, Bethlehem
Emanuel Lee Jordan, age 30, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019. No services will be held at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hosch ...
Sadie Flanigan, 95, Winder
Sadie Evelyn Flanigan, age 95 of Winder, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral ...

Forsyth

Mary Anne McKelvey Willett, formerly of Rome, NY, passed away unexpectedly on October 22, 2019.  She was born July 30, 1953 to Jeanette and Eugene "Tully&q ...

Habersham

Jeffrey Allen Whitecotton, 36, Clarkesville
Jeffrey Allen Whitecotton, age 36 of Clarkesville passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Born in Smyrna, GA on June 9, 2019, Jeff was the son of Brad and Dani Whitecotton.&nb ...

Hall

Donald Jerry Guest, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Jerry Guest age 82 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday October 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Memorial ser ...
Elizabeth (Betty) Moore Reed, 88, Gainesville
 Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Moore Reed, age 88, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019.            ...

Jackson

Billy Charles Nix, 87, Commerce
Mr. Billy Charles Nix, age 87, of Commerce died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his daughter’s residence.  Mr. Nix was born in Arcade to the late, Charles Wofford and Lilli ...
Lela Wiliams, 84, Jefferson
Lela Mae Jolley Wiliams, age 84, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home ...

Lumpkin

David Scoggins, 74, Dahlonega
David Felton Scoggins, Jr. 74 of Dahlonega, Ga passed away on Tuesday October 22, 2019 at Northeast Medical Center. David was preceded in death by his parents David and Catherin ...

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Robert Lawrence Farmer, 79, Danielsville
Mr. Robert Lawrence Farmer, age 79, of Danielsville, GA died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Farmer was born in Atlanta to the late Lawrence and Lucille Maddo ...
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