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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 12th, 2012

Banks

Gladys Mae Ayers, 76, Homer
Gladys Mae Ayers, age 76 of Homer, passed away Monday, March 12, 2012, at her residence. Born in Bryson City, NC on May 18, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Bonnie Br ...

Forsyth

Gertrude Thrasher Davis, 91, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 12th, 2012. She was surrounded by her love ones. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life M ...

Habersham

Nancy Lee Stephens, 59, Baldwin
Nancy Lee Stephens, 59, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 12th, 2012 at Embracing Hospice. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at an ...

Hall

Donna Marie Spurgeon, 56, Suwanee
Donna Marie Spurgeon, 56, passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, in Suwanee, with her family by her side.Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2012 from the Chapel of ...

Lumpkin

Joanna Elaine Kraft, 28, Dahlonega
Joanna Elaine Kraft, age 28, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, March 12, 2012 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.She was born April 4, 1983 in the Sautee Nacoochee com ...

White

John Weldon Lovelady, 70, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. John Weldon Lovelady age 70, of Hayesville, North Carolina.Mr. Lovelady passed away Monday, March 12, 2012 at Emory M ...
Katherine Bailey, 89, Cleveland
Katherine Bailey, 89, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 12th, 2012.Memorial Services are pending at this time.Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home & Cremation S ...
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.