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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 13th, 2019

Habersham

Katherine Anderson, 89, Clarkesville
Katherine Anderson, age 89, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019. Mrs. Anderson was born on March 26, 1930 in Clarkesville, GA to the late Charlie and ...
Bobbie Suggs Harrison, 87, Cornelia
Bobbie Suggs Harrison, age 87, a lifelong resident of the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019. Born on February 10, 1932, in Cornelia, Georg ...
Brenda Elaine Pardue Simmons, age 71, of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019. Born on May 21, 1948, in Gainesville, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Claud ...

Hall

Linda K. Ransom Montgomery, 78, Gainesville
Linda K. Ransom Montgomery, age 78, after a courageous battle with cancer, passed away on August 19, 2019. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kip and Stacey Montgom ...
Penny Leake Kendall, 50, Clermont
Penny Leake Kendall, 50, of Clermont passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at her mother’s residence. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September ...
Joyce Ann Orr, 65, Oakwood
Joyce Ann Orr, 65, of Oakwood died Friday September 13, 2019. Joyce was born on March 28, 1954 in Duluth, GA to the late Robert and Betty Wofford. She is survived by her husband ...

Jackson

Eunice Beatrice Lee, 91, Jefferson
Eunice Beatrice Lee, age 91, of Jefferson passed away Friday, September 13, 2019.  Mrs. Lee had a passion for quilting.  She also loved cooking for her family.  Surv ...

Other

William (Bill) J. Kabboord, 70, Cocoa Beach
  William (Bill) J. Kabboord passed away on September 13, 2019, at the age of 70, in Cocoa Beach, after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. ...
Dwayne Jones, 57, Ball Ground
Dwayne Jones, 57, of Ball Ground passed away Tuesday September 17, 2019. Born December 10, 1961, he lived in Cherokee County for 16 years having moved from Forsyth County.  ...
Amanda Carver Stowe, 41, Athens
Amanda Carver Stowe, age 41, of Athens, GA passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. She was born in Gainesville, GA and graduated from North Hall High School. Amanda was ...

Stephens

John Bruce Richards, 81, Toccoa
Mr. John Bruce Richards, age 81, of Mize Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. Funeral Services will be 11 AM Monday at the Old Toccoa Baptist Church, the famil ...

White

George Wayne Bristol, 80, Sautee
Wayne Bristol, age 80 of Sautee, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Wayne was born in Sautee, GA to the late Portia Soseb ...
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