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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 23rd, 2017

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Yua Thao, 84, Winder
Yua Thao, age 84, of Winder passed away Friday, June 23, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm Friday, July 7, 2017 and 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturday, July 8 ...

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Nicholas Cook, 19, Cumming
Nicholas Cook 19, of Cumming, Ga passed away on June 23, 2017. Private services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arran ...

Gwinnett

Mary Fish Woyce, 86, Lilburn
Mary Fish Woyce, age 86, of Lilburn, GA passed away Friday, June 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Woyce, Sr.; and son, Gary Woyce. She is survived by h ...
Nicholas Richard Garner, age 27, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Vera and William Mathews. He is survived by his p ...

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Bonnie Nell Bisbee, 50, Dahlonega
Ms. Bonnie Nell Bisbee, age 50, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Ms. Bisbee was born on October ...

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Alene B. Hollifield, 96, Clayton
Alene B. Hollifield, age 96, of Clayton, Ga., passed away June 23,2016  at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born August 16, 1920, the daughter of the ...
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.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86