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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 8th, 2017

Dawson

Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, Dawsonville
Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 31, 1956, Pam was a lifelong resident of Daws ...
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, Dawsonville
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born May 2 ...

Forsyth

William Whitehead Howell Jr., 86 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was born on February 2, 1931 in Waycross, GA, the son of William Whitehead Howell Sr. ...

Hall

Duane A. Jones, 65, Gainesville
    Mr. Duane Jones age 65 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday March 08, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     ...
Arabella Partlow, 102, Gainesville
Arabella Partlow, age 102 of Gainesville, GA passed away on March 8, 2017. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Pamela A. Farr, 65, Gainesville
Dr. Pamela A Farr, age 65, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on March 8th, 2017 after an extended illness.   A viewing will be held at Little & Davenport Funeral home ...

Other

Seaborn Ray Martin, 86, Chatsworth
Seaborn Ray Martin, 86 years of age is now resting in peaceful sleep in the arms of his Lord. He passed away Wednesday, March 8th in Chatsworth Georgia, at the Chatsworth Nursing h ...
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59, Durham,NC
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59 of Durham, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 following a brief illness. Juanita (Nee-Nee) was born November 13th, 1956 in Gainesville, GA ...
Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, Madison, MS
Mrs. Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, of Madison, Mississippi passed away peacefully with her husband Jerry holding her hand on March 8, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS follow ...
Paul Austin, 73, Stone Mountain
Paul M. Austin, 73 of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Rabun

Barbara Hamby Keener, 83, Clayton
Barbara Hamby Keener, age 83, of Clayton, GA passed away March 8, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Logan Hamby and Ola Gibson Hamby. She was also preceded in death by her hus ...
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.