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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 8th, 2019

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Patricia Ann Dean, 83, Cumming
Patricia Ann Dean, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019. Patricia was born in 1935, to the late Guy and Emma Pruitt. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Chu ...

Hall

Mrs. Paula Catherine “Cathy” Erickson, 69, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 8, 2019. Born on March 18, 1949 in Tyler, Texas, she was the daughter of the l ...
Sarah C. Robertson, 20, Flowery Branch
Ms. Sarah C. Robertson, age 20, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, February 8, 2019.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Chapel of M ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Marjorie (Marge) Helen Scott Demery, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019. Marge was born in Matawan Township ...

Stephens

Suzanne Marie Byrd, 79, Toccoa
Suzanne Marie Byrd, 79, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 8, 2019 in Toccoa, Georgia. A daughter of the late Albert Neven Knepp and Doris Gould ...

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Mary Frances Mack, 71, Cleveland
Ms. Mary Frances Mack, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019. She was born in Sautee, Georgia to the late Prince Alvin Nicely and Ruthielene Trammell Nicely. ...
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