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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 16th, 2013

Forsyth

Beverly Green Kates, 68, Cumming
Beverly Green Kates, age 68, of Cumming, a native of Waynesville, NC, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013. She was a member of Cumming Baptist Church and the Joy Sunday Schoo ...

Habersham

George Dean Telford, 92, Cornelia
George Dean Telford, age 92, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013.Born on November 25, 1920, in White County, he was a son of the late James Harvey and Neil Kenimer ...

Hall

Randall Buffington, 54, Gainesville
Mr. Randall Buffington age 54 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 16, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Satur ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Hope Blackwell, 45, Dahlonega
Mrs. Teresa Hope Blackwell, age 45, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Halcyon Hospice in Atlanta, GA following an extended illness.Mrs. Blackwell was a n ...

Other

Mrs. Alice Marie Batten White, 74, of Albany died October 16, 2013 at Phoebe North in Albany, GA surrounded by her daughter and grandchildren.Funeral services will be Saturday 2 PM ...
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.