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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 2nd, 2017

Dawson

Harriet Bagwell Gilleland, 74, Dawsonville
Harriet Bagwell Gilleland, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 2, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness. Born December 12, 1942 in Duluth to ...

Forsyth

Marianne Griffith Wooten, age 88, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. Survivors include her children, Laurie McCafferty of Cleveland, Mark Wooten of Cumming, Val ...
Robert Anderson Reeves, 86, Cumming
Robert Anderson Reeves, age 86, died January 2, 2018. He was born in Okeechobee, Florida, a former resident of Fort Pierce, Florida and currently Cumming, Georgia. After retirement ...

Gwinnett

  Holly Drown Hubbard passed away peacefully and gracefully on December 2nd, 2017 after losing her long and courageous battle with COPD.   Holly is survived by he ...

Hall

Thomas Baxter Rogers, 82, Gainesville
Thomas Baxter Rogers, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 2, 2017. Survivors include his wife of 52 years of marriage JoAnn Rogers; sons Phillip Rogers of Dahloneg ...
John "Johnny" Charles Head, 65, Gainesville
Mr. John Charles Head, “Johnny” passed away following a brief illness at his home on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Gainesville, GA at the age of 65. Johnny is surviv ...

White

Claudia P. Forrest, 72, Cleveland
Claudia P. Forrest, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, December 02, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Forest was born in Millen, Georgia on ...
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