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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 31st, 2019

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Chandler James Smyth, Inf, Winder
Infant Chandler James Smyth of Winder passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at North East Georgia Medical Center. A graveside service is scheduled for Sunday, August 4, 2019 a ...

Dawson

Catherine Michelle Creel-Lackey, age 40, of Dawsonville, GA passed away July 31, 2019. We lost a beautiful soul Wednesday morning. Michelle (Creel) Lackey left us entirely too soon ...

Forsyth

Betty Perkins, 85, Cumming
Betty Perkins, age 85, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born July 1, 1934 in Cumming, GA, was a lifelong resident of Forsyth C ...

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William Cantrell, 64, Gainesville
William Cantrell age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 31, 2019. Viewing will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Wimberly Funeral Home, Gainesville, GA. Pr ...
Richard Dennis Hornsby, 63, Gainesville
Richard Dennis Hornsby, age 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 following an extended illness. He was born in Atlanta, GA and worked as a painter. He lov ...

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Beth Alynn Barber, Woodstock
Beth Alynn Barber of Woodstock, Ga passed away on July 31, 2019. Born in San Francisco Beth graduated with an associate science degree in nursing from Sierra College, Rocklin Ca ...
Mary Evelyn Jordan, 82, South Port, FL
  Mrs. Mary Evelyn Jordan, age 82, of South Port, FL died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Jordan was born in Dothan, AL to the late ...

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Roger Frederick Hower, 82, Toccoa
Mr. Roger Frederick Hower, age 82 of Willowdell Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Samuel Harrison Hower and H ...
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