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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 29th, 2019

Forsyth

Catherine H. Seay, 81, Cumming
Catherine H. Seay (81) of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 29, 2019. Ms. Seay is predeceased in death by father and mother William and Mary Honea. She also is predeceas ...

Gwinnett

Thomas Brandis Bernard of Georgia passed away on the night of September 29th, 2019 around midnight. He was born on May 7th, 1941 in a small district in the parish of St James, J ...

Habersham

Christopher Eldreth, 36, Cornelia
Christopher "Chris" Shawn Eldreth, age 36, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Mr. Eldreth was born on October 13, 1982 in Lenoir, North Ca ...

Hall

Charles Edward Newberry, 27, Gainesville
Charles Edward Newberry, 27 of Gainesville passed away September 29, 2019. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 3050 ...
Gerald James Rager, 85, Hoschton
Our loving dad and grandpa, Gerald James Rager, ”Jerry,” 85, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away surrounded by all of his children and their families on Sunday, September ...
Rosemarie Conway, 56, Murrayville
Rosemarie Conway, 56, of Murrayville, GA, died September 29, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements. 

Jackson

William Kevin Wehunt, 46, Commerce
  Mr. William Kevin Wehunt, age 46, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, September 29, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Wehunt was born in Commerce to Evelyn Jeanette Willis Wehunt ...

Lumpkin

Mary Pruitt, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Pruitt, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home, of Dahlonega. ...
Mary Pruitt, 93, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Pruitt, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019. Mrs. Pruitt was born in Dawson County on June 16, 1936 to the late William "Bill" and Lu ...
Larry James Robinson, 65, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry James Robinson, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019. Larry was born in White County on October 23, 1953 to the late J.C. and Zora Hester Robins ...

Stephens

Winnie Hester Dill, 71, Toccoa
Winnie Hester Dill, age 71, of Toccoa, Ga., passed away on September 29, 2019, following an extended illness. Mrs. Dill was born June 5,1948, in Habersham County, GA, to the lat ...
Lavell Ayers Payne, 91, Toccoa
Mrs. Lavell Ayers Payne, age 91 of Brookdale, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at The Veranda in Carnesville, Georgia. A daughter of the late Ernest and Lila Kesler ...
Bernice Smith, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Bernice Minter Smith, age 87 of Bend n Hickory, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Habersham Home East in Demorest, Georgia. A daughter of the late Ben and My ...
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