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Tammie Tolbert, 57, Winder
Tammie Smith Tolbert, age 57, of Winder, GA passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Noah Smith, and mother, Lola Holcomb Cole; sister, Robi ...

Dawson

Betsy Lee Merrell, 86, Dawsonville
Betsy Lee Merrell, 86 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. She is preceded in death by her children; Gwen Merrell, and Matt Vargo-Merrell; brother; Alex ...

Forsyth

Davy Alan Campbell, 81, Cumming
Davy Alan Campbell, 81, passed away on November 12, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Davy was born in Joplin, Missouri on August 8, 1938. He attended Joplin High School where ...
Herbert H. Banister, 90, Cumming
Herbert H. Banister, 90, of Cumming, GA passed away at home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 after a yearlong battle with cancer.  Born in Cleburne County, AL, he attended Heflin ...
James Howard Kelso, 101, Cumming
  James Howard Kelso went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 12, 2019 at the age of 101.  He was born May 14, 1918 in Lynn Grove, Kentucky to Urie and Rache ...

Gwinnett

Anthony “Tony” Garner, Lawrenceville
Anthony “Tony” Garner of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away November 12, 2019. Tony moved to Georgia from Anchorage, Alaska. Tony graduated high school from Southwest De ...

Habersham

Geneva Stewart Ivester, 94, Demorest
Geneva Stewart Ivester, age 94 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her residence.   Funeral arrangements are incomplete a ...
Geneva Stewart Ivester, 94, Demorest
Geneva Stewart Ivester, age 94 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her residence. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on September 04, ...
Jessie Ward, 78, Mt. Airy
Jessie Faye Collins Ward, age 78 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 15, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Mo ...
Jessie Ward, 78, Mt. Airy
Jessie Faye Collins Ward, age 78 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 15, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Fr ...

Hall

Edward Glenn, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Edward Glenn completed his ordained assignment by God on November 12, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Edward was born to the late Mr. Mack (Em ...
Roy Linsey Loggins, 53, Lula
Roy Linsey Loggins age 53 of Lula passed away November 12, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Loggins was born January 6, 1966 in Lawrenceville to the late Katie Barrett Trusty & Cl ...
William Ralph Chapman, 101, Gainesville
William Ralph Chapman, age 101, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday November 12, 2019 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Friday November 15, 2019 ...
Doris Patricia Pickett, 81, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Doris Patricia Pickett, age 81, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Bell-Minor Nursing Center, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11 ...

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Geraldine (Duncan) Richards, 87, Alpharetta
Geraldine (Duncan) Richards, age 87 of Alpharetta, passed away on November 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her son, Melvin Robert (Bobby) Richards Jr. She is survived by ...

Stephens

Mrs. Frances Louise Palmer Farmer, age 85 of Busha Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Wiley and Effie Herrin P ...

White

Elmer James Hunt, 75, Cleveland
Elmer James Hunt, age 75, of Cleveland, passed away on November 12, 2019. Mr. Hunt was born on June 25, 1944, in White County, to the late Tommy and Ruby Nelson Hunt.  He w ...
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