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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 2nd, 2015

Habersham

Evelyn Ryals Barron, 97, Demorest
Evelyn Ryals Barron, age 97, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Barron was born on November 3, 1917 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Joshua C. and ...

Hall

Rose Leggi, 97, Oakwood
Mrs. Rose Leggi, age 97, of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Waterford Assisted Living following an extended illness.         ...

Jackson

Peggy Oneal Pace, 82, Commerce
            Ms. Peggy Oneal Pace, age 82 of Commerce died Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Wilbanks Country Living Personal Care Ho ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Louise Caldwell Reynolds, age 84 of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Reynolds was born in Brookville, ...

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Mary Gilstrap, 90, Cleveland
Mary Gilstrap, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Mrs. Gilstrap was born February 8, 1925 in Clevelan ...
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.