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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 1st, 2017

Dawson

Kathyrn Matthews, 67, Dawsonville
Kathryn Matthews age 67 of Dawsonville, Ga. died Saturday July 1, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.   Funeral service will be held at 1 pm T ...

Forsyth

Andrea Margarita Barrett Allison, age 38, died July 1, 2017. She was born on December 14, 1978 in Yuma, Arizona but came to Georgia when she was six months old. She was preceded in ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Ayala, 51, Braselton
Mr. Edwin Ayala, age 51, of Braselton passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., S ...

Habersham

James Thomas Frady, 92, Mt. Airy
James Thomas Frady, age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the residence. Mr. Frady was born on April 10, 1925 in Habersham County, ...

Hall

Mitchell Herman Cohen, 65, Oakwood
 Mitchell Herman Cohen, 65, passed away on July 1st, 2017 in his home in Oakwood, Georgia after a year-long fight with pancreatic cancer. Mitchell’s funeral service will ...
Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86, died Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mr. McDaniel passed at his home in Gainesville with his beloved wife, Montine (Tina) Bagwell McDaniel, by his side. Mr. ...

Jackson

Roy Daniel Cowart, Sr., 96, Commerce
Mr. Roy Daniel Cowart, Sr., age 96, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Cowart was born in Franklin, NC to the late Claude and Hettie Farmer Cow ...
Shannon Ledford Jackson, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shannon Ledford Jackson, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mrs. Jackson was born in Columbus, Georgia, ...
Richard Allen Lamberg, 72, Pendergrass
Richard Allen Lamberg age 72 of Pendergrass passed away Saturday July 1, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Lamberg was born April 8, 1945 in Norristown, PA to the late Michael La ...
Betty Jo Stephenson, 79, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jo Stephenson, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Stephenson was born in Homer to the late Omer Lee and Ruby Elizabeth Dail ...

Other

Veronica Bridges, 59, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Veronica Bridges, age 59, of Athens, of the south Jackson County community, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mrs. Bridges was b ...
Shashikala Dange, 63, Alpharetta
Mrs. Shashikala Dange 63, of Alpharetta died on July 1, 2017. Services will be from 9am-12pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home on July 5th, 2017.   Condolences may be exp ...
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.