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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, Suwanee
Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, of Suwanee, passed away June 5, 2017 after a brave battle with recent illness.  Born on February 16, 1949 in Thomasville, Georgia to Franklin I. and ...
Philip Anthony Heard, 50, Suwanee
  Philip Anthony Heard, age 50, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack V. Heard. He is survived by his mother, Wanda ...

Habersham

Christine Whitlock Dyer, 87, Cornelia
Christine Whitlock Dyer, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on November 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stev ...
Ray I. Smith, 80, Demorest
Ray l. Smith, age 80 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Ray was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 9, 1936. He was a son of the late Paul & Annie ...

Hall

Sandra Strickland Allison, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Strickland Allison, age 74 of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00am in Mem ...
Joan Turk, 77, Flowery Branch
Joan Turk, 77 of Flowery Branch died Monday June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hoschton, Ga.,  Ms. Turk had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Stepp “Jenny” Cronic, age 82, of Hoschton, who passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mrs. Cronic was born in Hosc ...

Rabun

David Michael Ramey, 62, Tiger
Mr. David Michael Ramey, age 62 of 1737 E. Wolf Creek Road, Tiger, Georgia passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...
James Earl Speed, 64, Clayton
James Earl Speed, age 64, of Clayton, passed away on June 5, 2017. His family surrounded him as he went to be with the Lord. James was a devout Christian, and served the Lord a ...
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