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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 3rd, 2019

Forsyth

George Kelly Morris, 87, Cumming
George Kelly Morris 87, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. George is predeceased in death by his sister; Mary Childers, brothers; Billy Morris, and Gene ...
William Reed, 87, Cumming
William “Bill” Reed, age 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019. Mr. Reed was a veteran of the United States Army having served ...

Gwinnett

Mardell Westbrooks Hosch, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband of seventy-two years, Walter Loyal Hosch, Buford, GA. ...

Habersham

Betty Chambers Nix, 89, Cornelia
Betty Chambers Nix, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Nix was born on December 29, 1929 in Hall County, Georgia to the ...
Betty Jo Brown Caudell, 89, Baldwin
  Betty Jo Brown Caudell, age 89, of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Born on April 12, 1930, in Homer, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Reba ...

Hall

Betty C. Curtis, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty C. Curtis age 87 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 03, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held on ...
Mary Roberts, Clermont
The gracious calling from the Lord for Mary “Frances” WILLIAMS Roberts to be with God, creator of heaven and earth on this 3rd day of October, the year of our Lord ...
Nervie Turpin, 90, Gillsville
Nervie Lee Turpin age 90 entered into her heavenly reward on her birthday on Oct. 3, 2019. Mrs. Turpin was born Oct. 3, 1929 in Maysville to the late Samuel & Hannah Brock D ...

Jackson

Lois “Geraldine” Bolton Adams, age 90 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.   Born on July 14, 1929 in Maysville, GA, she was the daughter of t ...
Hannah Marie Wood, 29, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hannah Marie Wood, age 29, of Jefferson, who is now at peace with the Lord.  She left this world on Thursday, October 3, 2019. H ...

Lumpkin

Agnes Annie Jarrard, 90, Dahlonega
Agnes Annie Jarrard, age 90 of Dahlonega, passed away on October 3, 2019. Mrs. Jarrard was born on June 14, 1929, in White County, to the late William N. Allison and the late Na ...
John Anthony Dowdy, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. John Anthony Dowdy, age 60 of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home, of ...

Other

Shirley Ann Wilkie, 82, Ball Ground
Shirley Ann Wilkie, age 82, of Ball Ground, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 3, 2019.  Shirley was born in 1937, to the late Claude and Lourie ...
John Anthony Dowdy, 60, Villa Rica
Mr. John Anthony Dowdy, age 60, of Villa Rica, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019. Mr. Dowdy was born in Lithonia, GA on May 30, 1959.  He was preceded in death by his f ...
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