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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 17th, 2019

Banks

Mrs. Mary Sue Batchelor Jackson, age 77, of Homer, GA died Sunday, November 17, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Jackson was born in Homer to the late George Travis and Minnie Luc ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Drane Reginald Wilbanks, age 67, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019.  Mr. Wilbanks was born in Comm ...

Dawson

Donna Dixon, 53, Dawsonville
Donna Dixon, 53, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 17, 2019. Born December 19, 1965 in Logansport, LA, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 30 years.  Donna ...
Donnie Glynn Greene, 70, Dawsonville
Donnie Glynn Greene, age 70, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on November 17, 2019. He is preceded in death by his father David Franklin Greene. Donnie is survived by his mother: ...

Gwinnett

Gheorghe Girbu, 81, Lawrenceville
Gheorghe Girbu, age 81 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, November 17, 2019. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pas ...
Rev. Siam “Si” Rogers, 53, Sugar Hill
Rev. Siam “Si” Rogers, age 53, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of twenty-eight years, Jenny Rogers, Sugar Hill ...

Hall

Jada Taylor Wooten, 21, Gainesville
Jada Taylor Wooten, 21, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in the chapel of Memoria ...
Zachary Daniel Bryson, 32, Gainesville
Zachary Daniel Bryson, 32, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday November 17, 2019. Zachary was born on February 5, 1987 in Gainesville, to Robert Alan Bryson and Patricia Poole Bryso ...
Van Darrell Dobbs, 57, Gainesville
Van Darrell Dobbs, age 57, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019.  He was born in 1962, to the late Claude Bucky and Winnie Sue Dobbs. In addition to his p ...
Jack Edwards, 63, Gainesville
Jack Wayne Edwards, born on September 2nd, 1958, passed away after a prolonged illness on Sunday, November 17th, 2019, surrounded by his family.     Jack was ...

White

Betty George, 86, Cleveland
Betty George age 86 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Gateway Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
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