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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 15th, 2019

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Reuben Wallis, 82, Cumming
Reuben Wallis, age 82, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Estelle Wallis; sister, Shirley Ann Wallis. Survivo ...
Clyde James Nettles, 69, Cumming
Clyde James Nettles, Jr., 69, of Cumming, GA, formerly from Charleston, SC, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019.  Jamie was born June 29, 1949 in Columbia.  He loved ...
Johnny William (Billy) Robertson, Jr., 59, of Cumming passed away Friday, February 15, 2019.  Billy was a minister who loved people, always doing with less so others could liv ...

Habersham

Betty Sue Westmoreland Meeks, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019. Born on March 16, 1946, in Clarkesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Je ...
Sam Harold Patton, 85, Demorest
Funeral services for Sam Harold Patton, age 85 of Demorest, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Clay Patton officiating.  ...

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Johnny Reed Fowler, 62, Murrayville
Mr. Johnny Reed Fowler , 62, of Murrayville, GA passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Fowler ...
Mildred L. Chastain, 91, Gainesville
Mildred L. Chastain, 91 of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 15, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 in the chapel of Memorial P ...
Aleta Frances Jenkins Prebianca age 70 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Friday February 15, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 am Tuesday February 19, 2019 at ...
Ana Bertha Trejo-Machuca, 51, Gainesville
Ana Bertha Trejo-Machuca, 51, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019 a ...

Jackson

Raymond Felton Wilson, 75, Commerce
  Mr. Raymond Felton Wilson, age 75 of Commerce died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Wilson was born in Commerce to the late, Dillard and ...

Lumpkin

Thomas William "Bill" Cofield, Sr. 85 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday February 15, 2019 at his residence after a period of declining health.   He was born to ...

Other

Paula Garrett Carver, 81, Athens, formerly of Townville, SC
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Paula Garrett Carver, age 81 of Athens, Georgia, formerly of Townville, South Carolina, who entered into rest Friday, Febru ...
Clifford Maxwell, 64, Royston
Clifford Maxwell, 64, of Royston, GA, died February 15, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Royston has charge of arrangements. 

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Brenda Palmer, 73, Cleveland
Brenda Palmer, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019. Ms. Palmer was born December 18, 1945 in Commerce, GA to the late Amory and Ruth Jackson Barrett. Bren ...
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