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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 18th, 2013

Dawson

Vera Carter, 87, Dawsonville
Vera Carter, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 18, 2013 at Gilmer Nursing Home following a period of declining health.Mrs. Carter was born April 13, 1925 to the late H ...

Forsyth

Angela Bellarmino, 88, Cumming
Angela Bellarmino, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away at Embracing Hospice on February 18, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was predeceased by her husband, Leo in 1992, and 6 brothe ...

Hall

Dorothy Aldridge Cansler, 96, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Dorothy Aldridge Cansler of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed into the rewards of Heaven, February 16th at home following several months of illness. Mrs. Cansler was 96 years old ...
Eva E. Perdue, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday February 20, 2013 at Pine Grove Baptist Church for Eva E. Perdue of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale, Rev. Eric Buffington ...
Jerry Self, Sr., 67, Blountsville, Alabama, formerly of Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Self, Sr., age 67, of Blountsville, Alabama, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away, Friday, February 15, 2013.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, ...
Mr. John Travis "John T." Chandler, 68, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013 following a brief illness.A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was ...
Laverne Leonard Headrick, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Laverne Leonard Headrick, 72, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013.Born in Chatsworth, GA, he was the son of the late Leonard Charles and Patsy Elizabet ...
Margaret 'Claudia' Whitmire, 74, Gainesville
Margaret "Claudia" Whitmire, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Atlanta following an extended illness. ...
Rickey Crumley, 49, Gainesville
Mr. Rickey Crumley, 49 of Gainesville died Monday February 18, 2013. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonvill ...
Ricky Crumley, 49, Gainesville
Ricky Crumley, 49, of Gainesville, died Monday, February 18, 2013. Mr. Crumley was a lifelong resident of Hall County, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his ...
Sandra Kaye Smith, 61, Lula
Ms. Sandra Kaye Smith age 61, of Lula, Ga passed away on Monday February 18, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jeffrey Todd Forbes, Sr., of Nicholson, Ga. who passed away Monday February 18, 2013. A private family service will be held on Saturda ...

White

Glenice Mary Martin, 89, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mrs. Glenice Mary Martin, age 89, of Cleveland. Mrs. Martin passed away Friday, February 8th, 2013. She is preceded in d ...
Lawrence H. Cook, 59, Cleveland
Lawrence H. "Larry" Cook, age 59 of Cleveland, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Cook was born July 1, 1953 in Atlanta, ...
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.