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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 28th, 2019

Gwinnett

Mary Nancy Bollati, 94, Suwanee
Mary Nancy Bollati, 94, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mrs. Bollati was a member of Saint Benedict‘s Catholic Church, Johns Creek GA. Mary was born ...

Habersham

Mable Brinkley Guthrie, 88, Clarkesville
Mable Brinkley Guthrie, 88, passed away on July 28, 2019. She was born Mable Ruth Brinkley in Milner, Lamar County, Georgia on September 30, 1930 to Barney Blue Brinkley and Beulah ...
V. Ellen Smith, 66, Mount Airy
V. Ellen Smith, age 66,of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mrs. Smith was born on December 23, 1952 in Atlanta, Ga to the late James W. and Hazel Forte ...

Hall

Jimmie Nell Hooper Perry, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Jimmie Nell Hooper Perry, age 87, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted by the Reverend Dr. Fletcher Law and will be h ...
Geneva Louise Barrett Harben, 79, Gainesville
Surrounded by family and close friends, Geneva Louise Barrett Harben, age 79, died in her sleep on Sunday morning, July 28, 2019, at home in Gainesville, Georgia.  Visitation ...

Jackson

David William Kehren, Sr, 72, Jefferson
“Buford Dave”,Mr. David William Kehren, Sr., age 72 of Jefferson, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019. Mr. Kehren was born on April 12, 1947 in Pittsburg, PA to the la ...

Lumpkin

Zora Abercrombie McDonald, 97, Dahlonega
Mrs. Zora Abercrombie McDonald age 97 of Dahlonega passed away on July 28, 2019 following a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. Mrs. McDonald was a loving ...
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