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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 8th, 2016

Dawson

Randy Gene Fausett, 59, Dawsonville
Randy Gene Fausett, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 20, 1956 to the ...
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, Dawsonville
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on April 8, 2016.  Born in Presque Isle, ME he was the son of Douglas Miller of Lawrenceville, GA and the late Bar ...

Forsyth

Charles Broughton Heard, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Charles was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflic ...
Janell Mary Temple, 84, Cumming
Janell Mary Temple, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Janell was preceded in death by her parents, Eg ...

Habersham

Lois Eleanor Edwards, 97, Cornelia
Lois Eleanor Abney Edwards, age 97 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. Born in Haralson County, Georgia on July 8, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Fran ...

Hall

James L. “Jimmy” Lee, 76, Hoschton
James L. “Jimmy” Lee, age 76 of Hoschton, GA died Friday, April 8, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:0 ...
Connie Ruth Morrison, 65, Gainesville
Connie Ruth Morrison age  65 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday April 8, 2016 From a brief illness. Services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside ...

Jackson

Louise Kidd Collins, 95, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kidd Collins, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 08, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Collins was born in Crawford to the late John Edward and Delphia Di ...

Other

Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Richard Dean Nash, 59, Colbert
Richard Dean Nash age 59 of Colbert passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Nash was born in Athens on March 2, 1957 to the late Wi ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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