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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 12th, 2019

Forsyth

Ronald Walter Barber, 84, Cumming
Ronald Walter Barber 84, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 surrounded by his beloved family. No services are scheduled for Mr. Barber at this time. C ...
John “Jack” Knosher, age 90, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. Mr. Knosher was of the Presbyterian Faith and a veteran of the United States Air F ...

Gwinnett

Olwen Davis Bagley, 90, Buford
Olwen Davis Bagley, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Meareal Bagley; parents, Otis H. ...
Aaron Hoyt Bowman, 52, Buford
Aaron Hoyt Bowman, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Kayren Bowman; and father, Aaron Bowman. Mr. Bowman is sur ...
Elizabeth Mathis Gober, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019.   She was preceded in death by her parents, Bonnie and Jessie Mathis; brother, George Mat ...

Hall

Thomas Andrew Ables, 70, Gainesville
Thomas Andrew Ables, 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Satur ...
Gerald W. Singletary, 71, Gainesville
It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce Gerald Singletary passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack on August 12, 2019. Gerald was born on February 10, 1948 in Ca ...

Lumpkin

Walter Donald Anderson, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Walter Donald Anderson, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, August 12, 2019. Mr. Anderson was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on Nov ...
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