sunny.png
Thursday December 5th, 2019 5:33PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 30th, 2019

Habersham

Jerry Ramey, 63, Cornelia
Jerry Earl Ramey, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Mr. Ramey was born on January 25, 1956 in Habersham County, Georgia. He was preceded i ...

Hall

Jeffrey Lamar Knight, 54, Gillsville
Mr. Jeffrey Lamar Knight, age 54 of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.       F ...
Helen Jocelyn Shockley, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Jocelyn Shockley age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 30, 2019 at Emory Decatur Hospital in Decatur, Ga following an extended illness. Funeral serv ...
Damien Arnold Turpin, born February 27, 1973 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away October 30, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Heather Casey Turpin and 2 children ...
James Harry Baird, 74, Flowery Branch
James Harry Baird, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:00 PM at Lawson Funeral Home Ch ...
David Wallace Basco, 62, Gainesville
David Wallace Basco, age 62, of Gainesville, GA. Died Thursday, October 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Gainesville First United Methodist Chu ...
Kent F. Morgan, 62, Gillsville
Kent F. Morgan age 62 of Gillsville passed away Wednesday Oct. 30, 2019 at his residence after suffering with congestive heart failure. Kent was born November 14, 1956 in Commer ...

Jackson

Charles Eugene Smith, 60, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Eugene Smith, age 60 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Mr. Smith was born in Colu ...

Stephens

Mrs. Brenda Burnette Gillis age 74 of Hwy 106 passed away October 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. A daughter of the late Odell and Mildred Lusk Burnet ...
Mrs. Helen Louise Howard Payne, age 76 of Williams Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of the late James and Sarah Burton Ho ...

White

Hazel Mae Evans Holbrook, 84, Cleveland
Mrs. Hazel Mae Evans Holbrook, age 84, of Cleveland, Georgia formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday,, October 30, 2019. Mrs. Holbrook was born on April 8, 1935 t ...
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