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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 18th, 2019

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Betty Holder Walker, 86, Winder
Betty Holder Walker, 86, of Winder, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 18th, 2019.  Her family will hold a reception in her honor on Saturday, July 27th, 2019, 4:00pm to 6pm a ...

Dawson

Norma Pirkle McClure, 84, Dawsonville
Norma Pirkle McClure, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born March 13, 1935 in Hall Cou ...

Forsyth

Christena L. Vaughan, 67, Cumming
Christena L. Vaughan 67, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family. Christena is predeceased in death by ...

Gwinnett

Andrew Michael Ayers, 39, Suwanee
Andrew Michael Ayers, 39, of Suwanee passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019. A memorial service will be held from 4:00 until 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at River Forks Park ...

Habersham

William H. "Bill" Blalock, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Mr. Blalock was born on April 2, 1937 in Sylvester, Georgia to th ...
Paul J. Reeves, 93, Cornelia
Funeral services for Paul Jones Reeves, 93, of Cornelia are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on July 21, 2019 at Cornelia United Methodist Church, with Dr. Shirley Wright and Reverend Billy ...

Hall

Elo C. Dale, 77, Gainesville
Elo Clayton Dale, 77 of Gainesville passed away Thursday July 18, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Lumpkin County, Elo  grew up in the Sardis Co ...
Deborah A. “Debbie” Krewson (née Dopp), age 64, loving partner and fiancé of Charles Ponder, mother of Thomas (Patricia), Kyle (Megan) and Tanna Krew ...

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Richard Eugene Martin, Sr., 72, Alpharetta
Richard Eugene Martin, Sr., age 72, of Alpharetta, GA passed away July 18, 2019. He was born and raised in Orlando Florida and a United States Air Force Veteran serving in the Viet ...

White

Michael Laughlin Newton, 57, owner of Newton Plumbing, passed on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at his home in Sautee. He was born in Ridley Park, PA to Robert F. Newton, Jr. and MaryAnn ...
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