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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 20th, 2016

Habersham

  Eunice Burns Shirley, age 69 of the Hollingsworth Community, Alto, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 following an extended illness.   ...

Hall

Fred Hill, 72, Gainesville
Fred Hill age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday January 24, 2016. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6-7.    Memorial Services will be held Thursday at 7:00p ...

Jackson

Paul Gholston, 53, Commerce
Paul Gholston age 53 of Commerce, Ga passed away January 23, 2016. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 

Stephens

Sara Rider Howard, 91, Toccoa
Mrs. Sara Rider Howard, age 91 of 7641 W. Currahee Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away January 21, 2016 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Clarence O. and Martha ...
Mrs. Rosa Lee Garrett Lewallen, age 92 of 44 Crest Point, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Judge ...

White

Alma Helen Fain Anderson, 82, Cleveland
  Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Alma Helen Fain Anderson, age 82 of Cleveland. Helen was born in White County on May 17, 1933 to the lat ...
Mary L. Nolan Daniel, 73, Cleveland
      Mrs. Mary L. Nolan Daniel, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Pruitt Healthcare following a brief illness.  &n ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Betty Hunt Sheffield Hollingsworth, age 91, of Cleveland. Betty was born the 9th child of Hansel H. and Martha Catherine ...
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.