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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 4th, 2019


Maggie Mae Halsey, 40, Winder
Maggie Mae Halsey, age 40, of Winder passed away Friday October 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday October 9, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home chapel.  ...
Maggie Mae Halsey, 40, Winder
Maggie Mae Halsey, age 40, of Winder passed away Friday October 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Wednesday October 9, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home chapel.&nbs ...


Clay Frederick Layton Goudy (Clay) was born to the late Fay Layton Goudy and Paul Ralph Goudy on October 13, 1957 in Bayside Wisconsin, and departed this life on October 4, 2019 co ...


Deborah “Debbie” Dispain Wilson, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, October 4, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of thirty-seven years, Frankie L. Wilso ...


Milton C. Ferguson, 72, Cornelia
Milton C. Ferguson, age 72, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. Born on January 7, 1947, in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Roy and Clyde Colbert Ferguson. M ...


Betty Patricia Gordon, 78, Gainesville
Betty Patricia Gordon age 78 of Gainesville passed away Friday Oct. 4, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Gordon was born Nov. 16, 1940 in Hall County to the lat ...
Mary Ruth Reeves, 80, Gainesville
Services are scheduled for 3:30pm on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Riverbend Baptist Church for Mary Ruth Reeves, age 80 of Gainesville.  Maxey Ladd will officiate.  The fa ...


Jerald Head, 77, Dahlonega
Jerald B. “Jerry” Head, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA (formally of Buford, GA) passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Ruth ...


Raymond Moore, 77, Athens
Mr. Raymond Walter Moore, age 77, of Athens, GA died Friday, October 04, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Moore was born in Jefferson to the late Mell and ...


James H. Bohannon, 69, Toccoa
James H. Bohannon, age 69 of Toccoa, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. No public services will be held. An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.habe ...
Brandon Keith Peavler, 32, Toccoa
Brandon Peavler, 32 of Toccoa passed away on Friday October 4, 2019.  He was born March 24, 1987. He enjoyed nature, woodworking, and music. Brandon was the son of Brenda P ...
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