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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 5th, 2019

Forsyth

Thomas Ronald Odziemski, 83, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Tom was very hard-working, loved sports, cars, and trucks.&nbs ...
Fred Steven Black, 70, Cumming
Fred Steven Black, age 70, of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. A visitation for Fred will be held on Saturday, March 9th at Ingram Funeral Home from 1:00 pm ...

Hall

Robert Louis Eberhardt, 64, Gainesville
Robert Louis Eberhardt age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on March 5, 2019 of an extended illness.  He was born on September 21, 1954 to ...
Jeffery L. Jones, 48, Gainesville
    Mr. Jeffery L. Jones age 48 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday March 05, 2019 at Northeast George Medical Center.   Memorial services are sche ...
Ora Jean Lewis, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Ora Jean Lewis age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, March 05, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedule ...
Shelia J. Jarrard, 59, Gainesville
Mrs. Shelia J. Jarrard age 59 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday March 05, 2019 at her residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday March ...

Jackson

Ms. Martha Tabitha Brookshire, age 48, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at her residence.  Ms. Brookshire was born in Commerce to Tony and Martha Crumley Brookshire ...

Rabun

Larry Keener, 84, Rabun Gap
Larry Keener, age, 84 of Rabun Gap, Ga passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was born February 11, 1935 the son of the late George Abraham Lincoln Keener, and Nell ...

Stephens

Ilse Reichert Massey, 85, Toccoa
Mrs. Ilse Reichert Massey, age 85 of Poplar Trail, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Wilhelm and Rosine H ...
Robert Samuel Pittman, 87, Martin
Mr. Robert Samuel Pittman age 87 of Martin, passed away Wednesday March 5, 2019 at his daughter’s home. A son of the late Girly and Girtie Burleson Pittman, he was born Ma ...

Union

Barbara (Joan) Mitts Chancey--our "Granny" and to her beloved friends, warmly "Barb" daughter of the late Lloyd and Olive (Johnson) Mitts of Pennsylvania was ...

White

Courtney Deanna Kirkpatrick, age 22 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Courtney was born on March 25, 1996, in Gainesville, Georgia.  Survivors include ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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