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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 25th, 2019

Dawson

Randall Hoyt Cranford, 73, Dawsonville
Randall Hoyt Cranford, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Friday, October 25, 2019.  Mr. Cranford was born May 12, 1946 and is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Lee and R ...

Forsyth

Jeffrey Stanton Purvis, 51, Cumming
 Jeffrey Stanton Purvis, 51, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 in Cumming, GA.  Jeff was born at Glasgow AFB, MT on December 16, 1967.  He graduated from Ragsdale ...
Welby Corbett Rouse, Jr., age 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019. 
Patricia Tanner, 62, Woodstock
Patricia Tanner 62, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Gwinnett

Victoria Ann Earls, 67, Buford
Victoria Ann Earls, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, October, 25, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Minnie Earls; sisters and brother. Ms. E ...

Hall

Dorothy Nix Barker, Gainesville
Dorothy Nix Barker passed away peacefully in her home in Gainesville, Georgia on the evening of October 25, 2019. She was a native of Dawsonville until she married and moved to Gai ...

Other

Jacob Nicholas Hickman, 26, Clearwater, FL.
Jacob Nicholas Hickman, 26, of Clearwater, FL passed away October 25, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Born on January 30, 1993 in Clearwater, FL he was the son ...
William Walter “Toby” Allen, 75, of Dublin, GA, died October 25, 2019. Survivors include daughters, Renee (Eddie) Miller, Alesia Edmond, and Tamika (Paul) Brown; son ...
Roberta Barton, 81, Athens
Roberta Barton age 81, of Athens, Ga passed away on Friday October 25, 2019.   Funeral Service will be held at 12pm on Saturday November 2, 2019 at Rhema Christia ...
Janice Sailers Slay, 81, Bogart
Janice Sailers Slay, age 81 of Bogart, GA passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.   Born on March 3, 1938 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Harve F. and Evely ...

Stephens

Tommy Dickson, 61, Toccoa
Mr. Tommy Lee Dickson, age 61 of Lewis Street, Toccoa passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 in Ellabell, Georgia. A son of the late Jerry and Frances Davis Dickson, he was born J ...

White

John T. Imhoff, 86, Tallahassee, FL
John T. Imhoff, age 86 of Tallahassee, FL, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019. Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, November 1, 2019 at Philippi Baptist Church Cemeter ...
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