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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 13th, 2019

Forsyth

Robert “Bob” Edwards, age 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Robert was a retired Fire Captain from Oakwood, Ohio, a retire ...

Habersham

Sheila Annette Mitchell Reed, age 59 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Born in Griffin, Georgia on January 9, 1960 to the late Curtis Benjamin Mitchell. She w ...
Ruth Carlene Tiller Page, 59, Cornelia
Ruth Carlene Tiller Page, age 59 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Born in Griffin, Georgia on December 30, 1959 to the late Carlton and Margie Ree Payne Till ...

Hall

Dr. Gary Edwin Salyers, 65, Gainesville
Dr. Gary Edwin Salyers, age 65, passed away peacefully at home in Gainesville, Ga on July 13th, 2019. Gary was the third of four children born to Jack and Helena Salyers on Nove ...
David "Arnold" Stowers, 82, Gainesville
David “Arnold” Stowers, 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday July 13, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 23, 1936 in Dawso ...

Lumpkin

Ralph Edward Littlejohn, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Ralph Edward Littlejohn, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019. Ralph was born in Walker County on March 3, 1935 to the late Ralph Russell and Ruby Wallin ...

Other

John Allen Ledford, 73, Alpharetta
John Allen Ledford, 73, of Alpharetta, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019.  A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Ledford served as an MP in Korea during war times.  He was a loving ...
Frances Newsom Phelps, 80, Alpharetta
Frances Newsom Phelps, 80, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and ...
Ralph Eugene White, 71, Hartwell
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Eugene White, age 71 of Hartwell, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Mr. White was born in Commerce, G ...

Stephens

James Hubert Moore, 86, Eastanollee
James Hubert Moore Mr. James Hubert Moore, age 86 of North Avenue, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Hubert a ...
Harold Skelton, 70, Toccoa
Harold Skelton Mr. Harold Skelton, age 70 of Sunset Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, July 12, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late J.T. and Frances White ...

White

Donnie Taylor, 60, Cleveland
Donnie Taylor, age 60 of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Mr. Taylor was born on September 1, 1958, in Habersham County, to the late Edgar and Pearl Burton Tayl ...
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