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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 5th, 2019

Forsyth

Larry Curtis Heard, 69, Gainesville
Larry Curtis Heard, age 69, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was born in 1949, to the late Curtis and Ruthel Heard. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Ba ...
Altha Hughes, Cumming
Altha “Cheryl” Hughes passed away November 5, 2019 at her home in Cumming, GA surrounded by her loved ones. Cheryl is preceded in death by her mother, Wylene Ard Lane; ...
Altha “Cheryl” Hughes passed away November 5, 2019 at her home in Cumming, GA surrounded by her loved ones. Cheryl is preceded in death by her mother, Wylene Ard Lane; ...
Dorothy Ann Quirk, 92, Cumming
Dorothy Ann Quirk (nee Mahowald) 92, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in Albany, Minnesota in 1927, she attended and graduated from Marquette U ...

Gwinnett

Margaret “Tina” Hutchins Kemp, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Harold Kemp; ...
Eugene T. Stewart, 84, Braselton
Eugene T. Stewart, age 84, of Braselton, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Annette Holman Stewart; parents, Talmadge Luthe ...

Habersham

Douglas Dale McGaha, 79, Cornelia
  Douglas Dale McGaha, age 77, of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in Lawrenceville on March 5, 1942, he was the son of the late Jack McGaha and ...
Bonnie Tench, 89, Demorest
Bonnie Lou McConnell Tench, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Mrs. Tench was born on November 12, 1929 in Habersham County, Georgia to the l ...
Darrell A. Welborn, age 67 of Habersham County, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Born in West Palm Beach, Florida on August 9, 1952, Mr. Welborn was the son of Mary Hoppen ...

Hall

Rachel Jones, 78, Gainesville
Rachel Jones, 78, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are planned at this time. She was born on April 6, 194 ...
Jerry Thurmond, 65, Oakwood
Mr. Jerry Thurmond, age 65, of Oakwood, Ga passed away on Tuesday November 5, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, N ...

Other

Lila Brown, 83, Roswell
Lila Burrell Brown, age 83, of Roswell, Georgia formerly of Tallulah Falls, Georgia went into the arms of her beloved Jesus on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  Mrs. Brown was th ...
Rene Pruitt Gardner, 59, Alpharetta
Rene Pruitt Gardner, age 59, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019. She is survived by her parents, Jack (Sem) Galbreath from the Philippines, and Mary Sutton ...
Opel Carlan Martin, 48, Elberton
Ivie Funeral Home announces visitation for Opel Carlan Martin 48 of Elberton who passed away Nov. 5, 2019.  She was the daughter of the late Fred and Grace Vaughn Carlan.  ...
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