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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 19th, 2019

Forsyth

Our loving son Tanner passed away on November 19, 2019. Because of the grace of our good Lord, he is now free of pain and is at peace in heaven. Tanner was a sensitive kind son who ...
Julia Bennett, 90, Cumming
Julia T. Bennett, 90, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Julia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene Bennet ...

Hall

Thomas Raven, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Avery Raven of Gainesville, Georgia age 62, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Macon, Georgia. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, November 25, 20 ...
Laura Frances Campbell, 76, Gainesville
Laura Frances Campbell, 76, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Gold City Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 22, ...

Jackson

Billy Ray Gillespie, 84, Commerce
Billy Ray Gillespie, age 84 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at his residence.   Born on Oct. 7, 1935 in Oconee County, Mr. Gillespie was the son of th ...

Lumpkin

Jimmie Chandler, 86, Dahlonega
A celebration of life service to honor Mrs. Jimmie Chandler will be held Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Lym ...

Other

David V. Allison, 67, Jonesboro
David V. Allison, age 67 of Jonesboro, GA, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Allison has been cremated and a service will be he ...

Stephens

Mrs. Bonnie Edwards Kelley Kinney, age 93 of Toccoa went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. A daughter of the late Harve Ed ...

White

Joe Mitchell, 73, Sautee Nacoochee
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Joe Thomas Mitchell, age 73 of Sautee Nacoochee passed away on November 18, 2019 following an illness that was caused by Agent Orange whe ...
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