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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 31st, 2019

Dawson

Cleveland Carter, 58, Dawsonville
Cleveland Carter, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 31, 2019 at his residence following a short illness. Born February 15, 1961 in Gwinnett County, he had lived in ...
Tyrone Albert Campbell, 80, Dawsonville
Tyrone Albert Campbell, age 80, of Dawsonville, GA., passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. He was born in 1938, to the late Henry and Elizabeth Campbell. Tyrone was a self-employ ...
Cleveland Carter, 58, Dawsonville
Cleveland Carter, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 31, 2019 at his residence following a short illness. Born February 15, 1961 in Gwinnett County, he had lived in ...

Forsyth

Barbara Jean Wooke, 85, Cumming
Barbara Jean Wooke, age 85, of Cumming, GA., passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. She was born in 1934, to the late George and Bernice Ranton. Barbara was a member of Cumming Fi ...

Gwinnett

Abbie Jean Kilpatrick, 96, Buford
It is with many mixed emotions that the family of Abbie Jean Kilpatrick (of Buford, Georgia) announce her glad reunion day in heaven October 31, 2019, to once again be with her par ...
Pierre R. Pierre, 78, Snellville
Pierre R. Pierre, age 78 of Snellville, GA, died Thursday, October 31, 2019. Funeral service will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pas ...
Ronald Climer, 70, Suwanee
Ronald “Ronnie” Climer, age 70, of Suwanee, GA passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, Norman and Sara Climer. Mr. Climer is surviv ...

Habersham

Ralph Peckins, 85, Clarkesville
Ralph Aubrey Peckins, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away on October 31, 2019. Born in Buffalo, New York on May 22, 1934 Mr. Peckins was the son of the late Roy G. and Josephine ...

Hall

Lynda Colby Connor, 80, Hoschton
Mrs. Lynda Colby Connor, age 80, of Hoschton, formerly of Roswell, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at her residence, under the care of Hospice of Northeast Georgia, surround ...
Giuseppe Frontera, 84, Hoschton
Mr. Giuseppe Frontera, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Oaks of Braselton, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wedn ...
Byron “Billy” Cornelius Williams, Jr of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Born June 14, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee ...

Jackson

Teresia Whaley, 56, Nicholson
Mrs. Teresia Aurora Adams Whaley, age 56, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Whaley was born in Athens to the l ...

Towns

Nannie Dean, 83, Cleveland
Nannie Louise Arrowood Dean, age 83, of Cleveland passed away October 31, 2019.    Mrs. Dean was born in Towns County Ga., to the late Carlos and Cl ...

White

Nannie Dean, 83, Cleveland
Nannie Louise Arrowood Dean, age 83, of Cleveland passed away October 31, 2019.    Mrs. Dean was born in Towns County Ga., to the late Carlos and Cl ...
Nannie A. Dean, 83, Cleveland
Nannie A. Dean, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon by Barrett Funeral Home, Clevela ...
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