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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 6th, 2017

Forsyth

J.W. “Dub” Howard, Jr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was a member of Matt Lodge F&AM #694. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Charles Edward Taylor, 77, Cumming
Charles Edward Taylor, age 77, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was retired from Peachstate Trucks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Joyce Mur ...

Gwinnett

William Carlyle Small Sr, 88, Sugar Hill
William Carlyle Small Sr., age 88, of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017. He loved his family, he was a good man, father and husband. He was employed for&n ...

Hall

Mark Alan Vieira, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Mark Alan Vieira age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday December 06, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in automobile accident. F ...
Anthony Mason “Tony” Benitez, age 27, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hall Count ...
James F. "Jimmy" Collins, 55, Gainesville
James F. “Jimmy” Collins, 55 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017 at his residence. A lifetime resident of Gainesville, Jimmy was the owner/operator ...

White

Charles Bruce Davis, 68, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of  Mr. Charles Bruce Davis, age 68 of Cleveland. Bruce passed away Wednesday, December 06, 2017. He was born on Febru ...
Louise Glover Head, 96, Cleveland
Louise Glover Head of Loudsville (Cleveland), GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the age of 96.  She was born August 3, 1921 at Loudsville, GA to the late James Fin ...
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.