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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 17th, 2019

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Dorothy Owens Skinner, 81, Winder
Dorothy Owens Skinner, age 81, of Winder, GA passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019.  She is survived by her children, Terrie and Scott Peppers, Winder, GA; grandchildren ...

Forsyth

H. E. Harrison, 83, Cumming
H. E. Harrison, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. He loved trucking and worked for Florida Rock Tank Lines. He ...
Dolores Elaine Fribus O’Hara left this earth on February 17, 2019 and entered her heavenly home after ninety-one years of life.  She was born to Richard Alfred and Sophi ...

Gwinnett

Paul B. Lindsey, Jr, 83, Lilburn
Paul B. Lindsey, Jr, age 83, of Lilburn, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He is survived by sisters, Merry Jones, Rockmart, GA, Virginia (Jim) Puckett, Dallas, GA; brother ...
Lou Ellen Richardson, 78, Buford
Lou Ellen Richardson, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. She was preceded in death by husband, Walter Joseph Richardson; parents, Otis and Louise Crisp; a ...

Habersham

Mrs. Betty Jo Mitchell Gibby, 91, passed away February 17, 2019 at her residence. She lived most of her life in Habersham County with her husband of 71 years raising their six chil ...

Hall

Martin K “Marty” Sanderson, 59, Flowery Branch
Martin K “Marty” Sanderson, age 59, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away February 17, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Glass Sanderson. He is survi ...
Thomas A.J. Gravitt, 74, Flowery Branch
Mr. Thomas A.J. Gravitt, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Memoria ...
William "Bill" Walter Greene, Jr, age 91 passed away on February 17th.  He was born April 10, 1927 in Buena Vista, GA to Julia Holder and William Walter Greene.&n ...

Lumpkin

 Martha Sue (Sanford) Rider age 70 of Dahlonega passed away on February 17, 2019 following an extended illness. Mrs. Rider was a member of Philippi Baptist Church in Dahlonega ...

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Roy I. Tallent, 93, Dunwoody
  Roy I. Tallent, age 93, of Dunwoody, GA passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Harris Tallent in 1983; parents, Henry Cly ...
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