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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 7th, 2011

Dawson

Carlton "Buster" Rider, 56, Dawsonville
Carltob "Buster" Rider, 56, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 7, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born October 4, 1954 to the late Carl and Leon ...

Habersham

Martha Sikes, 91, Baldwin
Martha Sikes, age 91 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at The Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...

Hall

James C. 'Tab' Hawes, Sr., 76, Gainesville
Homegoing Celebration for Mr. James C. "Tab" Hawes, Sr. age 76 of Gainesville, Ga. will be held Friday, July 8, 2011 , 2:00pm at Heart Outreach Ministries , 177 Atlanta ...
Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed Thursday, July 7, 2011. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 2:00pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 400 ...
Mary Lou Morgan, 73, Gainesville
Mary Lou Morgan, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at New Horizon's North Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, Gainesville
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, of Gainesville, GA, died at his home Thursday, July 7, 2011.He was preceded in death by his parents Eva Harvil and Ernest Jackson Hancock, his sister, S ...

Jackson

Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, age 78, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Mrs. Thomas was born in Gainesville, GA, a ...

White

Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, 95, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announcing the death of Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, age 95 of Gastonia, North Carolina formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Stovall passed away Thursday, July ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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