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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 27th, 2019

Forsyth

Doris Lucille Higgins, 81, Cumming
Doris Lucille Higgins, 81, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. She was the loving wife of William Thomas Higgins, Sr. She was ...
Marvin Lord, 90, Cumming
Marvin Lord, age 90, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019. The family will receive friends Sunday, July 28 from 1 to 4 PM, Monday, July 29 from 11AM til the serv ...
Lourene Gilbert Martin, 90, Cumming
Lourene Gilbert Martin, age 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Seasons Hospice. Lourene was born in Cumming on April 25, 1929 to the late Amos R. and ...

Gwinnett

Faye Moon Brown, 86, Buford
Faye Moon Brown, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Pinson Brown; sons, James Brown and Johnny Brown, Sr, ...

White

ReneƩ Sarah Wilkinson, 33, Cleveland
  Reneé Sarah Wilkinson, age 33, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019. Reneé was born in Pennsylvania, earned a Bachelor of Commercial Arts De ...
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