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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 7th, 2017

Dawson

Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, Dawsonville
Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  A member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, W.D. Grogan, a ...

Forsyth

Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, Cumming
Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, of Cumming passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. His remains were cremated and no services are planned at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Cre ...
Lydia Esther Carrion Rodriguez, 83, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  Born February 3, 1934 in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Mrs. Rodriguez had lived in Cumming f ...

Habersham

Hank Lark, 82, Demorest
Hank Lark, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Mr. Lark was born on February 10, 1935 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Henry Earl Lark, Sr. a ...
George F. Bryson, 65, Alto
Brother George F. Bryson, age 65, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, December 7, 2017. George was born on March 8, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded ...

Hall

William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, Gainesville
William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away, Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing home.   Bill’s cremated remains will be in ...
James Michael (Mike) Head, 69, Gainesville
James Michael "Mike" Head, 69 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga., January 12, 194 ...
James Homer Karr, 74, Chestnut Mountain
Mr. James Homer Karr, age 74, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. F ...
Avis Bell Norris, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 9, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Avis Bell Norris, age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl Wo ...

Jackson

Mr. Clarence Timothy “Tim” Gilstrap age 65 of Commerce passed away on Thursday December 07, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living in Jefferson, Ga. Graveside services are ...

Other

Mary A. Weir, 86, Livermore, California
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary A. Weir, age 86 of Livermore, California who entered into rest Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Mrs. Weir was born in Erath Cou ...
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.