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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 7th, 2019

Forsyth

Joan Ann Frey, 88, Cumming
Joan Ann Frey, age 88, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Easton, MD, passes away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 7, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, David Fre ...

Habersham

Michael Claude Colston, 69, Baldwin
Michael Claude Colston, age 69 of Baldwin, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 12, 1949 to the late Claude and Estelle Dixon Cols ...

Hall

Don Carter, 86, Gainesville
D­­onald J. Carter, 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away quietly on February 7th, 2019. A Gainesville resident for over 70 years, Don loved his community, his family, a ...
James Jackson “Jack” Hough, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was born July 19, 1945 in Decatur, Alabama. Jack graduated with a degree in accounting from the ...
Robert Daniel Johnson, 90, Gainesville
Graveside services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday February 10, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery for Robert Daniel Johnson, 90, of Gainesville. Rev. Steve Baker will officiate. The fa ...

Jackson

Davis Roberts Sr, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Davis Roberts, age 83 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, February 7, 2019.  Mr. Roberts was born in Pendergra ...

Other

Funeral services will be held Monday February 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Roy Lee “CatPal” Maney, 76, of Colbert. Rev. Robert ...

Rabun

Dennis Paul Shell, 63, Lakemont, Ga.
Dennis Paul Shell, age 63, of Lakemont, Georgia, passed away on February 7, 2019. Paul was born the son of the late Byron B. Shell and Belle L. Shell Ruffin, on September 26, 1 ...
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