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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 3rd, 2017

Forsyth

William Herbert 'Bill' Richardson, Sr., 85, Cumming, formerly of Atlanta
William Herbert “Bill” Richardson, Sr., 85, of Cumming, Ga., formerly of Atlanta, Ga., passed away at home on Saturday, June 3, 2017 after a period of declining health. ...

Gwinnett

Eugene Edward Olszewski, 92, Johns Creek
At the remarkable age of 92, of Johns Creek, Georgia, passed away in his sleep on June 3, 2017. The son of Michael and Genevieve Olszewski, Gene was born on February 18, 1925, ...

Habersham

Eric Garrison Thurmond, 45, Demorest
Eric Garrison Thurmond, age 45 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 03, 2017. A life-long native of Habersham County, Eric was born in Demorest, Georgia on Au ...

Hall

Belvia Satterfield Cowart, 78, Gainesville
Belvia Satterfield Cowart, 78, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, June 3, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on M ...
Rev. J.R. Savage, age 89, of Lula, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s residence surrounded by family on Saturday, June 3, 2017.    Rev. Savage was born in ...

Jackson

Arthur Dwayne Casper, 68, Monroe
Arthur Dwayne Casper lost his battle with lung cancer on June 3, 2017.  Dwayne was born on February 23, 1949 in Monroe, GA. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, ...

Lumpkin

Leonard D. Goss, 80, Dahlonega
Leonard D. “Danny” Goss, age 80 of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, June 03, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born in the New Liberty community of ...

Other

Zulma I. Guzman, 66, Locust Grove
Zulma I. Guzman, age 66, of Locust Grove, GA passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Sheila F. Carballo, Locust Grove, GA, and Sasha F. Acosta, Plainf ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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