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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 19th, 2019

Forsyth

Norman Samuel Beverly, 80, Cumming
Norman Samuel Beverly 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 surrounded by his beloved family and friends. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 fro ...

Gwinnett

Jason Randall Hornsby, 31, Buford
Jason Randall Hornsby, age 31, of Buford, GA passed to the gates of heaven the evening of July 19th, 2019 and had a grand reunion with his mother Donna! He was born No ...
Mary Wells Allen, 95, Buford
Mary Wells Allen, age 95, a resident of Buford, Georgia passed away on July 19, 2019. She was the daughter of Charles Wells and Mary Floyd Johnson Wells.  Mary spent her ch ...

Habersham

Ruby Lee Goss Farmer, 77, Clarkesville
Ruby Lee Goss Farmer passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. A life-long native of Habersham County, Mrs. Farmer was born in Clarkesville on September 12, 1941.  She was the dau ...

Hall

Karen Ellen Willis Harper, 58, Gainesville
Karen Ellen Willis Harper, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Ju ...
My sister, Mary Lester, passed away, after a sudden illness on July 19, 2019, while on vacation.  Mary's wishes were to be cremated and to have her ashes scattered in Gulf ...

Other

Kenneth James Cobb, 79, Lavonia
Mr. Kenneth James Cobb, age 79, of Rue Cezzan in Lavonia, Ga. passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at the home. A son of the late Tillman S. Cobb and Martha Bell Cobb, he was born ...
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