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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 7th, 2019

Dawson

Marjorie Winkler, 71, Dawsonville
Marjorie Winkler, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Born September 17, 1947, Marjorie was of the Baptist faith a ...

Gwinnett

Nicholas W. Hembree, 75, Buford
Nicholas W. Hembree, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margaret Hembree; sister, Sheila McGraw; nep ...

Hall

Kerry Loraine Bain, 69, Gillsville
Kerry Loraine Bain, 69, of Gillsville passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at Gainesville Seventh Day Adventist ...
Samuel Engle, 93, Gainesville
Samuel Engle, Jr., age 93, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his sons, Tom Engle and George S. Engle, III. He is survived by his s ...
Kim Michael Forrester, 53, Tampa, FL. Formerly of Gainesville
Kim Michael Forrester, age 53 of Tampa, FL formerly of Gainesville, GA passed away June 7, 2019.  He was born on October 11, 1965 in Gainesville to Harry Forrester and Robbie ...
Joseph C. Pritchett, Jr., 75, Gainesville
Joseph C. Pritchett, Jr., 75 of Gainesville passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Jenkins Sullens, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Jenkins Sullens, age 70, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 7, 2019 with her family by her side. Mrs. Sullens was a native and lifelong reside ...

Rabun

Jane Page Gillespie, Rabun Gap
Jane Page Gillespie of Rabun County, Georgia, died June 7, 2019. She was the daughter of Edward (Bill) Page and Ethel Rickman Page of Wolffork Valley. Jane had a true servant ...
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