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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 2nd, 2019

Banks

Kathleen C. Dorsey, 77, Gillsville
Mrs. Kathleen C. Dorsey, age 77 of Gillsville died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Bountiful Hills Nursing Home.  Mrs. Dorsey was born in Cumming to the late, Solomon and Margar ...

Forsyth

Mike Carson, 64, Cumming
Mike Carson 64, of Cumming, GA. passed away at Northside Hospital Forsyth on February 2, 2019. Mike is predeceased in death by his wife Teresa Ann Carson, parents Leonard Napole ...

Gwinnett

Larry Jefferson Huntzinger, 52, Lawrenceville
Larry Jefferson Huntzinger, age 52, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Hummer; brother, Benton Huntzinger ...

Hall

Tammy Anderson Allen, 53, Flowery Branch
Ms. Tammy Anderson Allen, age 53, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in the Chapel of Memo ...
Eloise Hood Ash, 99, Gainesville
Mrs. Eloise Hood Ash passed away quietly on February 2, 2019 at age 99.  She led a long and productive life centered around her family and her church.  She was a faithful ...
Mary L. (Barrett) Clark, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary L. (Barrett) Clark, age 89, passed away peacefully at home in Gainesville, Georgia surrounded by her family on Saturday morning February 2, 2019. Mary was born on July ...
Gail West Rigby, 78, Gainesville
Gail West Rigby, age 78, of Gainesville, GA, went to be with her LORD and Savior, Saturday morning, February 2, 2019. Our wife and mother was born November 20, 1940 in Cache, Illin ...

Jackson

John Michael Patton, 47, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Michael Patton, age 47 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, February 2, 2019.  Mr. Patton was born in Winde ...

Other

Steven Edward Blanton, 57, Alpharetta
Steven Edward Blanton 57, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away on February 2, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years Mary Blanton of Alpharetta, Ga. Sister; Susan Blanton ...
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