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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 1st, 2013

Forsyth

Carole Foster, 79, Cumming
Carole Foster, age 79, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013. She was a court reporter for Judge Philip Etheridge in the Fulton County Superior Court for 38 years. Carole ...

Habersham

Lurlene Ward Payne, 85, Baldwin
Lurlene Ward Payne, age 85, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Mrs. Payne was born on February 4, 1928, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Silas and Gra ...

Hall

Dennis White, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Dennis Lee White was born on October 20, 1948 in Hall county to the late Emory and Dolly White. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Emory and Dolly White and brothers, Chr ...
William Jesse Campbell, 54, Gainesville
William Jesse Campbell, 54, of Gainesville, GA, died on March 27, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Hospital after a sudden illness. He is survived by his greatest joy in life, his son Cas ...

Jackson

Samuel A. Vickery, 84, Commerce
Dr. Samuel Ausborn Vickery 84 passed away May 1, 2013.Dr. Vickery was the son of the late Vernon and Mabel Vickery. He was preceded in death by an older brother James who was kille ...
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.