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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 9th, 2019

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Edna Louise Peoples Cotton, 41, Gainesville
Edna Louise Peoples Cotton age 41 of Gainesville, GA passed away on November 9, 2019.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Landmark Pentecostal Chu ...
Steve J. Burtz, 70, Murrayville
Steve J. Burtz, 70, of Murrayville died Saturday November 9, 2019.   Steve was born in Murrayville on February 18, 1949 to the late Leroy Lavan and Lilliebell Tapp Burtz. ...

Jackson

Larie Robertson, 78, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Larie Robertson, age 78 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 9, 2019.  Miss Robertson was born in Hosch ...

Lumpkin

Larry Eugene Floyd, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Eugene Floyd, Sr., age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019. Mr. Floyd was born in Canton on July 19, 1936 to the late L. Eugene and Hallie Hudson F ...

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Nelson Collins Baker II, 85, North Myers, FL
Nelson Collins Baker II, 85, of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away in Gainesville, Georgia Saturday, November 9, 2019. Born on June 22, 1934 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son ...
Joseph Thomas Callahan, 26, Fort Myers, Fl.
Joseph Thomas Callahan, age 26, of Fort Myers, FL passed away on November 9, 2019. He was a loving son, father, brother, nephew and friend to many. Joseph enjoyed spending time wit ...
Larry Williams, 56, Ellijay
Larry Jay Williams, age 56, of Ellijay, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019. No Formal Service are planned at this time. Arrangements are in care of the Whitfie ...

Stephens

Mrs. Helen Dianne Smith Carr, age 60 of Audubon Place, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at her residence. A daughter of the late J.T. and Mary Segars Smith, sh ...
Mrs. Claudette Collins Whisnant, age 70 of Gum Log Road, Martin, GA, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA. a daughter ...

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Michael Scott Gillespie, 78, Cleveland
Mr. Michael Scott Gillespie, age 78, of Cleveland, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, November 9, 2019 He is survived by his childre ...
Leonard Charles Phillips, 70, Cleveland
Leonard Charles Phillips, 70, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Saturday November 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends.   Leonard was born in Oklaho ...
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