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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 30th, 2014

Banks

Jack Daniel "Danny" Masters, Jr., age 44 of Alto, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014. Born in Fulton County on October 14, 1969, he was a son of Jack Daniel Masters, ...

Forsyth

Earl B. Fry, 77, Cumming
Earl B. Fry, 77, of Cumming, GA passed away January 30, 2014 after a long struggle with declining health. Mr. Fry was born October 5, 1936 in Nankin, OH. He lived in Ashland, OH ...

Habersham

Rev. Garry Garrison, age 59 of Alto, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014. Born in Habersham County on March 6, 1954, he was a son of the late Rev. Clyde Garrison and Elizabeth & ...

Hall

John Joseph Williams, 66, Flowery Branch
Mr. John Joseph Williams, 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on January 30, 2014. He is survived by his children Gina Maria Williams and John Joseph Williams, JR.; brother Denn ...
Wendy Sue Stern, 31, Gainesville
Mrs. Wendy Sue Stern, age 31, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Piedmont Hospital, following a brief illness. A Celebration of Wendy will be held at a later ...

Jackson

James Alford Wilson, 73, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Alford Wilson, of 73, Commerce Ga., who passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a ...
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.