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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 28th, 2019

Gwinnett

Robert Gene Henson, 63, Suwanee
Robert Gene Henson October 3, 1955 – September 26, 2019      Robert Gene Henson, age 63, of Suwanee, GA passed away on September 26, 2019.  ...
Clara Turner Smith, 84, Suwanee
Clara Turner Smith, age 84 of Suwanee, GA, died Saturday, September 28, 2019. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12 Noon. Pastor Danny Newbern will officiate. ...

Habersham

William Glenn Irwin Hogan, age 91 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Born on July 21, 1928, in Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of the late Walter Jo ...
Anita Louise Geiszler Simpkins, age 70 of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019.   Private services will be held at a later date.   An online ...
Edward Strain, 76, Cornelia
Edward E. (Ebbie) Strain of Cornelia, Georgia and Islamorada, Florida was the eldest son of Edward E. Strain, Jr. and Jane Mattox Strain. He passed away peacefully surrounded by fa ...

Hall

Janet Wilson Grizzle, age 57, of Lula, GA passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at her residence, following an extended illness. She was loved by her family and friends. Jane ...
Adam Robert White, 47, Braselton
Dr. Adam Robert White, age 47, of Braselton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:00 ...

Other

Mark Steven Pitts, 64, Danielsville
Mr. Mark Steven Pitts age 64 of Danielsville died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at Athens Piedmont Hospital of an extended illness. He was the son of the late Troy Vernon Pitts and N ...

Stephens

Mrs. Patricia Diane Chitwood-Hall, age 49 of Toccoa, GA passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019. A daughter of Merle Weaver Chitwood and the late Marion Chitwood, she was born J ...
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