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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 7th, 2017

Dawson

Debra Lynn "Esa" Derrett, 64, Dawsonville
  Debra Lynn “Esa” Derrett, 64, of Dawsonville walked with Jesus on November 7, 2017 at her home after an extensive battle with Cancer. Debra enjoyed spendin ...

Forsyth

John Edward Parker, 55, Cumming
John Edward Parker, age 55, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and son. John will always be remembered as a man with a ...

Hall

Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, 65, Gainesville
            Mrs. Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at New Horizons Lani ...
Edward O. Payne III, 77, Gainesville
Edward O. Payne, III, 77 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Services are incomplete at this time.   ...

Stephens

Aubrey Lee Capes, 71, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Lee Capes, age 71 of 174 Freeman Creek Circle passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. A son of the late Homer and Alice Whitlock Capes, he was born November 29, 1945 i ...

White

Keith Edward Arey, 60, Cleveland
Keith Edward Arey, age 60, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edward and Nancy Jane Ward Arey. Mr. Arey is ...
Ronald Wayne Roberts, 70, Cleveland
Ronald Wayne Roberts died on November 7, 2017 at his home in Cleveland Ga at the age of 70 after a battle with stage 4 lung cancer.   Wayne is survived by his son, Randy S ...
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