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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 29th, 2014

Dawson

Ron Watson, 74, Dawsonville
Ron Watson, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Monday September 29, 2014 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born April 23, 1940 in Los Angeles, California to the l ...

Forsyth

Hazel Laverne Kinsey Dills, 74, Forsyth County
Hazel Laverne Kinsey Dills, age 74, of Forsyth County, passed away September 29, 2014, after an extended illness. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Inez Kinsey; ...
Wilma May Dixon English, age 95, of Cumming passed away Monday, September 29, 2014. A member of Hopewell Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, Noah R. English.Su ...

Gwinnett

Christian Cangeopol, 21, Lawrenceville
Christian Cangeopol, age 21, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Liviu and Lidia Cangeopol; sisters, Ioana Sommers and Lo ...
Ilee J. Puckett, 92, Suwanee
Mrs. Ilee J. Puckett, age 92, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Puckett; son, Larry Puckett; infant daughter, ...
Joyce Kathleen Norton, 74, Dacula
Joyce Kathleen Norton, age 74, of Dacula, GA went home to be with her Lord on Monday, September 29, 2014. She is survived by her husband of fifty-six years, Donal Norton, Dacula, ...
Melvin E. Martin, 64, Buford
Melvin E. Martin, age 64, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, John M. and Irene Martin, and brother, Dale Martin. H ...

Habersham

Roy Moncrief Lee, Jr.,, 73, Cornelia
Roy "Gus" Moncrief Lee, Jr., age 73, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014, at The Oaks at Scenic View Assisted Living.Born in Atlanta on December 18, 1940, ...

Hall

Judy Bennett Fields, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Judy Bennett Fields, 67 of Gainesville died Monday. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, ...
Ava Lou Mixon Stells Ransom, 92, Gainesville
Ava Lou Mixon Stells Ransom, age 92, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. No serv ...
Janet E. Cozad Starner, 77, Gainesville
Funeral Services are schedueled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday October 1, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Janet E. Cozad Starner age 77 of Gainesville. The Rev. Gary Huf ...
Judy Bennett Fields, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Judy Bennett Fields, 67 of Gainesville died Monday September 29, 2014.A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Mrs. Fields was a graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1965. ...
Martin Frederick Aggen, Sr., 88, Gainesville
Martin Frederick Aggen, Sr., 88 of Gainesville died Sunday September 28, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...

Jackson

Ms. Betty Lou Walden Henderson, age 74 of Jefferson, passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fu ...
Gloria Jean Wells, 60, Jefferson
Gloria Jean Wells, age 60, of Jefferson passed away Monday, September 29, 2014. Mrs. Wells was a loving wife, daughter and NaNa. She enjoyed being outdoors and loved her dog Snoo ...

Lumpkin

Dennis Abercrombie, 59, Dahlonega
Dennis Abercrombie, age 59, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014.He was born and raised in Lumpkin County to the late Charles Griffin "C.G." Aber ...

Other

Eva Elisabetha Gaertner Sanders, 89, of 98 Sanders Rd., passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Born in Lorsch, Germany; Ms. Sanders was the daughter of the late Jenannes and Elisabeth ...

Stephens

Mrs. Kimberly Gail "Kim" Pitts Lanier, age 46, of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014, at her residence.A daughter of Linda Mize Burde ...
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.