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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 26th, 2017

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clarence Allen “Buddy” Merck, age 87, of Winder, Georgia who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Merck wa ...

Forsyth

Rex John Mathis, 58, Cumming
Rex John Mathis age 58 of Cumming passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a member of Matt Masonic Lodge #694. He was preceded in de ...

Habersham

Journey N. Burton, 82, Clarkesville
Journey N. Burton, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Mr. Burton was born on August 8, 1934 ...
  Marjory “Annette” Christian Park, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at her home with all her family at her side.  An ...

Hall

Vance Princeton Barnes, 86, Gainesville
Vance Princeton Barnes of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, January 26, 2017 after a short battle with cancer.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia in ...
Mrs. Mildred Juanita Duncan Ivester, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday January 26, 2017 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral Services will ...
Bridie Beatrice Johnson, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Birdie Beatrice Johnson, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72 of Gainesville, GA passed Wednesday, January 26, 2017.    Little& Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Bobbie Jean Hayes, 75, Clermont
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday January, 29, 2017 at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Buice, Rev. David Martin and Rev. Brandon Dyer officiating.  Burial wi ...
Walter Hugh Nix, 69, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for Walter Hugh Nix, age, 69 of Clermont, Ga. services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 28, in Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Interment will ...
Charles Brady Richardson, 80, Gainesville
Charles Brady Richardson, age 80, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. ...

Jackson

Annie Lee Baird Bailes, 95, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Lee Baird Bailes, age 95 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mrs. Bailes was ...
James Millard Stephens, 72, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Millard Stephens, age 72 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Stephens was born in T ...
Charles Wheeler Boggs, 68, Braselton
Charles Wheeler Boggs, age 68, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Wheeler served in the United States Army and retired from General Motors after 30 years of ...

Lumpkin

Kathleen Billie Wimpy, 95, Dahlonega
Mrs. Kathleen Billie Wimpy passed away at her residence on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 just one day shy of her ninety-sixth birthday. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on January 26, 19 ...
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.