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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 23rd, 2009

Forsyth

Mr. Robert Eugene Smith, Jr. "Robbie", age 43 of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, October 23, 2009. Robbie was born in Ft. Worth, TX but lived most of his adult life in ...

Hall

Millie T. Edge, 97, Oakwood
Millie T. Edge, age 97 of Allen Street, Oakwood, Georgia passed away Friday, October 23, 2009 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Tommy Wesley Davis, 62, Lula
Tommy Wesley Davis, age 62, of Latty Road, Lula, Georgia passed away October 23, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Ina Belle Harris Benton, 91, Commerce
Mrs. Ina Belle Harris Benton, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 23, 2009.Mrs. Benton was born in Jackson County to the late, Eddie and Claudia Nunn Harris. Mrs. Benton ...

Towns

Charles Edward Rowe, 62, Dallas
Charles Edward Rowe, age 62 of Topaz Drive, Dallas, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 23, 2009 at Piedmont Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.