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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 11th, 2017

Dawson

Mary Hulsey, 84, Dawsonville
Mary Hulsey, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born September 18, 1932 to the late ...

Hall

Betty Jo (Young) Clark, 79, Gainesville
Betty Jo (Young) Clark, 79, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on July 11, 2017.  She was the wife of 59 years to Wayne E. Clark.   Betty Jo was born in Gainesville, GA o ...
Dr. John Allen Yarbrough, 58, Clermont
Dr. John Allen Yarbrough, 58 of Clermont, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on July 11, 2017. John was born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 12, 1959 to the late Mr. Rober ...

Other

Robert St. John, 74, Canton
Mr. Robert St. John 74 of Canton, Georgia passed away on July 11, 2017. Visitation will be on July 13, 2017 from 4-9pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral services and buri ...

Rabun

Carlene English Worley, age 73, of Tiger, GA, passed away on July 11, 2017 with her family around her. Carlene was born the daughter of the late James Carlton English and Willi ...
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.