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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 4th, 2017

Forsyth

Colleen Carey, 61, Cumming
Colleen Carey, 61 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday October 4, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1955 in Queens, NY the daughter of Carl and Regina Harrigan Digangi who hav ...

Hall

Justin Wayne Bales, 63, Gainesville
Justin Wayne Bales, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. Bales was born July 17, 1954 in Gainesville, G ...
Margie Louise Black, 82, Murrayville
Mrs. Margie Louise Black age 82 of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
William Perino Cochran, 96, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held at Little Davenport Chapel on Saturday October 7th at 2:00 PM for William “Perino” Cochran, 96, of Gainesville.    The Re ...
Lewis Kater Gaines, Gainesville
Lewis Kater Gaines passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, in the company of his wife Merle Pinson Gaines of Gainesville, of whom he was married to for 68 years. Lewis was preced ...
Crystal Nicole Little, 44, Gainesville
Mrs. Crystal Nicole Little, 44, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 due to an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October ...

Jackson

Robert Henry Cantrell, 80, Commerce
  Robert Henry Cantrell, age 80 of Commerce, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Cantrell was born on May 10, 1937 in Cleveland, Geo ...

Other

Donald Lavern Horne, age 60 of Hull, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on February 24, 1957 he was the son of Onida Beard Hor ...

Rabun

Barbara Louise Foote Carnes Bingham, age 91, of Clayton, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was a lo ...

White

Vivian Anderson Castleberry, 95, Sautee Nacoochee
Vivian Anderson Castleberry, age 95 of Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia passed away on October 4, 2017. Arrangements are pending. A full obituary will be posted at a later time. Alexand ...
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.