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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 22nd, 2011

Dawson

Horace Harry Oakley Jr, 65, Dawsonville
Mr. Horace Harry Oakley Jr., age 65, of Dawsonville, GA, died March 22, 2011 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, GA.Mr. Oakley was the son of the late Horace Harry Oakley Sr. and Mary ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Virginia P. Mayers of Norcross, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011 in Gainesville, GA.A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, March 28th, 2011 at Christ ...

Habersham

CHARLES HENRY HAWKINS, SR., age 94, passed away due to natural causes on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Habersham Home, Demorest, GA. He was born on September 25, 1916, in Covington, ...
Joseph Reed Clayton, 84, Demorest
Joseph Reed Clayton, age 84, of Rockmart, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2011, at Yonah Memorial ...

Hall

Donald J. Ivie, Jr.,, 53, Baldwin
Donald J. Ivie, Jr., age 53, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011.Mr. Ivie was born on May 30, 1957, in Ft. Benning, Georgia, to Donald J. Ivie, Sr. of Baldwi ...
Joanne Frances Eppard Prien, 79, Gainesville
Joanne Frances Eppard Prien passed away at 1:10 am March 22, 2011 after a brave and courageous fight with a vicious stomach cancer for nearly two years. She was born in Illinois o ...
Nancy Gladys Millwood, 89, Oakwood
Mrs. Nancy Gladys Millwood, 89 of Oakwood died Tuesday March 22, 2011 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday March 25, 2011 at the Flat Creek Baptist C ...
Rev. Clarence T. Taylor, 99, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Rev. Clarence T. Taylor, 99, of Gainesville. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Little & Davenport Fune ...
Sara Frances Jackson,79, of Talmo ,Ga. passed away Sunday March 20, 2011 at N.E. Ga. Medical Center . Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday March 23, 2011 in Wards Funera ...

Jackson

Margaret J. Aker, 78, Jefferson
Mrs. Margaret J. Aker, age 78 of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Aker was born in Jackson County to the late, Garnett and Dennie Rucke ...
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.