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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 21st, 2017

Banks

Randall Evans, 62, Maysville
Randall Evans, age 62 of Maysville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Born in Commerce, GA, Mr. Evans was the son of the late Reuben Evans and Gertrude Kitchens Grizzle. ...

Forsyth

Ruth Little Mooney, 74, Cumming
Ruth Little Mooney, 74 peacefully passed into eternal life following a period of declining health on June 21, 2017. She was born on November 28, 1942 to the late Benson and Alic ...
Billy Gene Hampton Jr., 68, Cumming
Billy Gene Hampton Jr., age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away at home on Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born February 10, 1949 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missou ...

Gwinnett

Robert Lee Knight, 83, Buford
Robert Lee Knight, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Agnes Coughlin Knight, Buford, GA; children, Theresa a ...
Frances Page Mays, 83, Lawrenceville
Frances Page Mays, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mays. She is survived by her children, Charl ...

Habersham

Douglas Harold "Doug" Franklin, 69, Clarkesville
Douglas Harold “Doug” Franklin, age 69 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Cl ...

Hall

James Mark Allen, 53, Gainesville
Mr. James Mark Allen, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Sunday, J ...
Lilla "Lil" Daniels Bell, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Lilla “Lil” Daniels Bell was born in Vienna, Georgia, on March 24, 1945, to  Lucile Foster Daniels and Damon Frank Daniels. She was the first born of seven si ...
Jane Lower, 79, Gainesville
Jane Lower, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on June 21, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Gainesville First United Method ...
Jane Fleenor Lower, 79, Gainesville
Jane Fleenor Lower passed away on June 21, 2017. Jane was hospitalized on June 4, 2017, where she was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She succumbed to this illness ear ...
Gloria Ann Robertson, 74, Gainesville
Ms. Gloria Ann Robertson age 74 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are s ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Ann “MeMaw” Walden Herring, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  Mrs. ...

Lumpkin

Mary Faye Fields Dowdy, 78, Dahlonega
Mary Faye Fields Dowdy age 78 of Dahlonega passed away at Gold City Health & Rehab on Wednesday June 21st, 2017 at 4:30 am.  She was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church ...
Kathy Lynn Lovell, 61, Dahlonega
Kathy L. Lovell, 61, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday June 21, 2017 at her residence after battling with lung cancer. She was born on June 28, 1955 in Gainesville, Ga to th ...
Judith Virginia Moore, 70, Dahlonega
Judith Virginia Moore, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Judith (Judy) was the daughter of the late James Edward and Bonnell Gilbert Parks. &nb ...

White

Helen Lorain Harkins, 66, Cleveland
Helen Lorain Harkins, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Mrs. Harkins was born May 7, 1951 in Cincinnati,Ohio.  She was a homemaker and a strong, lov ...
Phyllis Hunt, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Phyllis Hunt, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at her daughter's residence.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ba ...
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.