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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 9th, 2016

Gwinnett

Clayton Allen “Clay” Hamley age 30 of Hoschton, GA died Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Mr. Hamley has been cremated. A celebration of life will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 ...

Habersham

Dylan MacKenzie Gunby, 18, Clarkesville
Dylan MacKenzie Gunby, age 18 of Clarkesville passed away March 9, 2016   Born in Gainesville, Georgia on July 24, 1997, Dylan was the daughter of Harold Eugene Gunby, J ...

Hall

Frank Housley Jr, 76, Gainesville
 Frank Housley, Jr., 76, of Gainesville died March 9, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Wards Funeral Home, 136 Main Street, Gainesville, GA., in charge of arrange ...
Eula Jean “Peggy” Phillips, 81, Flowery Branch
Eula Jean “Peggy” Phillips, 81, of Flowery Branch, GA. passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville H ...

Jackson

Fannie Lea Emmett, 58, Maysville
Fannie Lea Emmett, age 58 of Maysville, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.           ...

Other

Edward Franklin Page, 63, Rabun Gap
Edward Franklin Page, 63, of Rabun Gap died March 9, 2016.   He was born April 28, 1952 in Rabun County and was the son of the late Ethel Rickman Page and Bill Page.&nb ...

Rabun

Lawrence Charles Ballard, 89, of Tiger, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The family will receive friends at Beck Funeral Home from 7 ...
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.