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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 28th, 2016

Banks

Mrs. Diana Marie Miller Morgan, age 60 of Damascus Road, Homer, GA, passed away Saturday, 28, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.    A daughter of Louise Moyer ...

Forsyth

Eugene Kamalich, 73, Cumming
Eugene Kamalich 73 of Cumming passed away on May 28th, 2016. McDonald and Son is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrange ...

Gwinnett

Johnny Wesley Segars, 72, Lawrenceville
Mr. Johnny Wesley Segars, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, May, 28, 2016 in the Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, GA.   A son of ...

Habersham

Harold Ledford, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Harold Ledford, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Unity Baptist Church.  Rev. Jamie Chastain, Rev. Wesley ...
Necie Lealer Lois Worley Shirley, age 89 of Alto, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 29, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Wooten and Ola ...

Hall

Cecilia Ruth Dyer, 78, Oakwood
Cecelia Ruth Dyer, 78, of Oakwood, GA, passed away May 28, 2016.  Ruth was born May 25, 1938, in Blairsville, Georgia, to Frank Hedden Dyer and Dora Nix Dyer.   Funera ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Irwin “Benny” Nation, age 58 of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.   Benny w ...
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.