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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 14th, 2019

Banks

Angela Diane Bales, 59, Alto
 Angela Diane Bales, 59, of Alto passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday ...

Forsyth

Warren Lee Bower, 89, Cumming formerly of Oakwood
Mr. Warren Lee Bower, 89, of Cumming (formerly of Oakwood) passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 14.  Mr. Bower was born in Bethlehem, Georgia, to the late Samuel and Pearl B ...

Gwinnett

Phillip J. Ridgeway, 65, Lilburn
Phillip J. Ridgeway, age 65, of Lilburn, GA passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Glyndon and Rosanelle Lancaster Ridgeway; sister, Sand ...
Sara Hutchins Buice, 78, Buford
Sara Hutchins Buice, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arby and Octavie Wiley Hutchins; and brother, Billy Hu ...
Wesley Turnage, Lawrenceville
Mr. Wesley Turnage of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed July 14, 2019. Arrangements announced later. 

Hall

Jessie Mae Dickey, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Dickey age 89 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 14, 2019.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
Jessie Mae Dickey, 89, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Dickey age 89, departed this life on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Dickey was born in Morristown, Tennessee, to the late Jesse and Edn ...
Celebration of Life Service for Mr. William Rodney Carruth, III of Gainesville, GA will be held on Saturday, July 20,2019, 1:00PM at Saint John Baptist Church 741 E.E. Butler Pkw ...

White

Geneva E. Humphries, 84, Cleveland
Mrs. Geneva E. Humphries, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Geneva E. Humphries was born March 24, 1935 to Griffin and Adell (Palmer) Thomas in Lumpkin ...
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