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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 3rd, 2012

Forsyth

Lori Ashley Johnson, 46, Cumming
Lori Ashley Johnson, age 46, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012. Lori loved animals and singing. She was a member of Cumming Playhouse singers and Bella Voce`in ...
Vernon Dee Jones, 83, Cumming
Vernon Dee Jones, 83, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on March 3, 2012 after a long battle with several health issues. He was a fighter to the end. Born in Bir ...

Habersham

John Paul Batson, 81, Cornelia
John Paul Batson, age 81, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Habersham Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Batson was born on March ...

Hall

Adam Wyatt Wingo, 30, Gainesville
Adam Wyatt Wingo, age 30 of Gainesville, passed away early Saturday Morning, March 3, 3012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center from injuries sustained in an Industrial Accident. ...
Homer E. Clark, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Homer E. Clark, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012, surrounded by his family, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesd ...
John R. Crow, 86, Dahlonega
Mr. John R. Crow, age 86, of Dahlonega, GA died March 3, 2012 at his home.Mr. Crow was a native of Vincennes, Indiana who had lived in Lumpkin County for the past 22 years. He was ...

White

Helen Holcomb Fain, 79, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Helen Holcomb Fain, age 79 of Cleveland.Mrs. Fain passed away Saturday, March 03, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical ...
Charlotte Cooper Cozens, 95, Cleveland
Charlotte Cooper Cozens, age 95 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Cozens was born October 22, 1916 in Comer, GA to the late Neal and Jessie L ...
Chelsea Lynn Kiessling, 19, Cleveland
Ms. Chelsea Lynn Kiessling, age 19, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, March 03, 2012 at Northeast GA Medical Center. Ms. Kiessling was born October 19, 1992 in Atlanta, GA. She w ...
Raymond Allen Russell, 91, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announcing the death of Mr. Raymond Allen Russell, age 91 of Cleveland. Mr. Russell passed away Saturday, March 03, 2012. Memorial services are ...
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.