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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 22nd, 2017

Banks

Harold Thomas, 71, Alto
Harold Thomas, age 71 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness.   Born in Banks Co ...

Habersham

Phillip B Palmer, 58, Clarkesville
Philip B Palmer, 58, of Clarkesville, Ga and Santee, Sc Passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his home following a short illness. Born in Burlington, Vt on 11/29/58, he was ...
Daniel Roseman, 76, Clarkesville
Daniel “Brooks” Roseman, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence following an extended battle with Parkinson’s D ...

Hall

David Robert Crain, 66, Gainesville
Mr. David Robert Crain, age 66, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be ...
Charlotte N. Dorsey, 73, Gainesville
Charlotte N. Dorsey 6/26/1944-4/22/2017 One of six children born to Robert Truman and Ruby Bryant, Charlotte married Edwin A. Dorsey on August 24, 1963. They spent most of their ...
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville, died on April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. He leaves behind his two children, Kim Gr ...
Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April ...
Harold Vandigriff Law, 77, Gainesville
Harold Vandigriff Law, affectionately known as “Hunky”, passed away in his home on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, after declining health in the past year. He was born t ...
Roger Hartwell Lovell, 80, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roger Hartwell Lovell, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday April 22, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 20 ...

Jackson

Mary Louise Nation, 69, Maysville
Mrs. Mary Louise Nation, age 69, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, April 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Nation was born in Commerce to the late Leatus and Gladys Acree Seay. & ...
June Sherman, 90, Jefferson
June Sherman age 90 of Jefferson passed away April 22, 2017 surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Sherman was born May 26, 1926 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Daniel & Se ...

Lumpkin

Lynda Baltensperger, 66, Dahlonega
Lynda Baltensperger 66 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Sat. April 22, 2017 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center . Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy. Gainesvi ...

Other

Larry Theodore Blevins, 62, Danielsville
  Larry Theodore Blevins, age 62 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Commerce, GA, Mr. Blevins was the son of ...
Gary Leroy Fascilla, 66, Woodstock
Mr. Gary Leroy Fascilla, age 66, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Kennestone – Wellstar Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Memori ...
Ying Wang, 52, Alpharetta
Ying Wang, 52, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Seasons Hospice IPU, Cumming, Ga.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10: ...
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.