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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Feb 1st, 2019

Banks

Christopher John Stoll, 51, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher John Stoll, age 51 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 1, 2019.  Mr. Stoll was born in Warsaw ...

Dawson

Our special rainbow, Ida Loutrelle “Trelle” Baird Wade, 86, passed away February 1, 2019 following an extended illness.  Trelle was born July 8, 1932 in Commerce, ...

Gwinnett

Joseph Doyle Kennedy, 67, Auburn
Joseph Doyle Kennedy, age 67, of Auburn passed away Friday, February 1, 2019.  Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 453 ...

Hall

Vickie Elaine Stringer, 62, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Visitation Services for Ms. Vickie Elaine Stringer will be held Saturday, February 9,2019 at Antioch Baptist Church 1010 Mill St SE, Gainesville, GA 30501 fro ...

Other

Nell Hall Allen, 81, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nell Hall Allen, age 81 of Athens, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson who entered into rest Friday, February 1, 2019.  Mrs. Allen wa ...

White

Buford Lester Baker, 89, Cleveland
Buford Lester Baker, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019. Mr. Baker was born on May 12, 1929 to the late Lester and Myrtle Edwards Baker.  Besides hi ...
Karen Layton Schubert, 49, Cleveland
Karen Layton Schubert age 49 of Cleveland, Ga. died Friday February 1, 2019 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Services are incomplete and a more complete obituary will be added la ...
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