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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 5th, 2012

Banks

Beatrice Norton Simmons, age 87, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Mrs. Simmons was born on September 6, 1925, in Banks County, Georgia; daughter of the lat ...

Gwinnett

Richard H. Cross, 63, Suwanee
Mr. Richard H. Cross, age 63, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Wood Cross; mother, Naomi Bernice Peel Cross; an ...

Habersham

Alfred A. Staples, 96, Demorest
Rev. Alfred A. Staples, 96, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Rev. Staples was born in Bath, Maine on January 24, 1916, to the late William Alfred and A ...

Hall

Eleanor Elizabeth Kendall Seabolt, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed from this world on Monday, November 5, 2012. At her side and to the end, angels - her loving husband and daughters ...
Rebecca Jean Lacey Pirkle, 67, Flowery Branch
Beloved mother and 'Grammy Becky' Rebecca Jean Lacey Pirkle, 67, of Flowery Branch, GA., passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012, at her home following a period of declin ...

Jackson

James Thomas Martin, 83, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for James Thomas Martin, 83, of Commerce who passed away early Monday morning at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce. ...
Kevin Ray Meis, 43, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kevin Ray Meis, 43, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Nov. 5, 2012. Mr. Meis was born in Edmonds, Washington and son of Mrs. Margie Ne ...

Lumpkin

Joe Sullens, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Joe Sullens, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, November 5, 2012 at his home following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. ...
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.