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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2011

Forsyth

Larry Hill, 69, Cumming
Larry Hill, age 69, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Larry was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, active in the Boy and Girl Scouts of America and The Nation ...
Marie Jane Pilgrim, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, November 15, 2011. She was a native of Dawson County and lived most of her life in Cobb Coun ...
Maureen Anne Mahoney, 75, Suwanee
Maureen Anne Mahoney, 75, a long-time resident of Suwanee, GA died on October 31, 2011 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Born in Rochester, NY she was the daughter of the late Walter ...

Habersham

Cherie Sade Lee, 55, Cornelia
Cherie Sade Lee, age 55 of Cornelia passed away November 15, 2011. Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Cornelius Rucker, 94, Commerce
Mr. Cornelius Rucker, age 94, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Rucker was born in Commerce, GA to the late Dallas and Florence Colb ...
Edwin Boyd Sims, 85, Turnerville
Funeral services for Edwin Boyd Sims, age 85, of Turnerville will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. John Reeser will offici ...

Hall

Dewey Thurston McHan, 82, Gainesville
Dewey T. McHan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at his home. Dewey was a devout Christian who loved God and treated everyone he knew with love, trust and compas ...
Helena Fitchett, Gainesville
Mrs. Mrs. Helena Fitchett passed away on November 15, 2011. Funeral Services Entrusted to Wimberly& Jacskson Funeral Home.
Patrick Haste, 93, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011, in the chapel of Mason & Ward Funeral Home for Mr. Patrick Haste, 93, of Gainesville. The family will rece ...
Vera Etta London Armour, 81, Gainesville
Vera Etta London Armour, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...
Warren A. Brown, 61, Buford
Warren A. Brown, age 61, of Buford, died Tuesday, November 15, 2011 after an extended illness. Mr. Brown has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Sunday, November 20, ...

Jackson

Martha Louise Campbell, 65, Nicholson
Mrs. Martha Louise Campbell, age 65, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Campbell was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Marvin Norris and Eula Mae ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Kathryn Wofford "Kitty" Ash, age 85 of Cleveland. Mrs. Ash passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Funera ...
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.