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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 27th, 2015

Banks

Jimmy “Log” Anglin, 77, Maysville
              Mr. Jimmy “Log” Anglin, age 77, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his resi ...

Barrow

Mrs. Jacquelyn Gayle Talbott, age 83, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 27, 2015.  A native of Detroit, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Constance Horgan ...

Forsyth

Larry Hugh Wood, 57, Cumming
  Larry Hugh Wood, age 57 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015. He was a member at Second Baptist Church in Cumming, GA   He is preceded in death ...

Gwinnett

Randall Hall, 55, Buford
Randall “Randy” Hall, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia “Patti” Hall; par ...

Habersham

Thomas Leon Sellers, 80, Mt. Airy
Thomas Leon Sellers, age 80, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Sellers was born on May 25, 1935 in Mt. Airy, Georgi ...
Stacey (Hank) Welborn, 46, Cornelia
Stacey “Hank” Welborn, 46, of Cornelia, GA passed away August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   He was born September 4, 1968 and was the son o ...

Jackson

Jimmy B. Baker, 71, Nicholson
Mr. Jimmy B. Baker, age71, of Nicholson, Georgia went to be with the Lord Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his home due to a work accident.    Jim was born January 9, 1 ...
Beulah Tolbert Smith, 92, Nicholson
Mrs. Beulah Tolbert Smith, age 92, of Nicholson passed on to be with our Lord on August 27, 2015, surrounded at home by her loving family.   Born on February 24, 1923, t ...
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.