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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 12th, 2019

Forsyth

Carolyn Mae (Honea) Martin was born on November 16, 1927 in a small farmhouse on Mullinax Road in Forsyth County, Alpharetta, GA to Thomas Edgar “Ed” and Arizona White ...
Gladys Hicks Mashburn, 82, Cumming
Gladys Hicks Mashburn, a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church, devoted mother, and woman of God has passed. Mrs. Mashburn past peacefully on September 12, 2019 surrounded by her lov ...

Gwinnett

Hershel Carlton Bell, 89, Buford
Hershel Carlton Bell, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 12 after fighting a prolonged illness.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carol Fay Bell, Sisters ...

Habersham

William J. “Bill” Oakes, age 87, of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Born on December 16, 1931, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late ...

Hall

William David Hewell, 75, Gainesville
William David Hewell, 75 of Gainesville passed away Thursday September 12, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Hewell was the s ...
Kimberly Ann Hooper, 57, Gainesville
Kimberly Ann Hooper, age 57, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 Emory University Hospital, Atlanta. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Mon ...
Hazel Bryant Mooney, 85, Gainesville
Hazel Bryant Mooney, 85, of Gainesville, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 12, 2019 surrounded by her family. Mrs. Mooney lived her entire life in Hall County.&n ...
In the still of the night, God opened up his pearly gates and dispatched his angels to gather flowers from his garden with a soft and tender whisper, God called Betty! Betty! Betty ...

Jackson

Dale Everett Dill, 51, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dale Everett Dill, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, September 12, 2019 from injuries sustained in an auto ...

White

Bruce Roger McPherson, 90, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Bruce Roger McPherson, age 90 of Cleveland GA passed away on September 12, 2019. It was Mr. McPherson's wishes to ...
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