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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 13th, 2019

Forsyth

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, Teresa Nelson Jackson passed away at her home at the age of 59.  Teresa is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Mark Jackson; her children ...
Dennis Robert McAlister 70, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Dennis is predeceased in death by his father; Robert Sherman McAlister. He is survived his ...

Gwinnett

Daniel E. Banks, 37, Buford
Daniel E. Banks, age 37, of Buford, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  He is survived by parents, Charles and Doris Banks, Buford; sister, Laurie (Jamey) Thomas, Bufor ...
Elaine Mariano Cummiskey, 82, Lawrenceville
Elaine Mariano Cummiskey, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Strobel.  Mrs. Cummiskey is sur ...
Michael D. “Mike” Latty, 61, Suwanee formerly of Gainesville
Michael D. “Mike” Latty, age 61 of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held Sunda ...
Esther Beatrice Nugent, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Minnette Marsh Nugent.  Mrs. Nu ...

Hall

George William MacDonell, 96, Gainesville
Mr. George William MacDonell, age 96 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Sa ...
Donald Lewis Owen, 85, Gainesville
Donald Lewis Owen age 85, a 25-year resident of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on August 13th 2019 while napping at home in his office.   He was the son of Lewis ...
Dorothy "Dot” Pool Strickland, 97 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dorothy or "Dot" as she preferred ...

Jackson

Sharon Thurman McCreery, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sharon Thurman McCreery, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  Mrs. McCreery was born in ...
Clifford J. Roberts, 75, Talmo
Clifford J. Roberts, 75 of Talmo passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Roberts was the son of the ...

Other

Brenda W. Smith, 71, Lithonia
Brenda W. Smith, 71, of Lithonia passed away Monday August 12, 2019 at Emory Decatur Hospital. Born October 5, 1947 to the late Russ and Charlotte Wilson, she was a lifelong res ...
Rebecca Randall Smith, 64, Alpharetta
Rebecca Randall Smith, age 64, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of twenty-four years, Greg Kraft, Alpharetta, GA; dau ...
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