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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 12th, 2017

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Fern Lorraine Dale Mann, 68, of Winder, GA passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul ...

Gwinnett

Martha Rolfe Seguin, 81, Buford
Mrs. Martha Rolfe Seguin, age 81, of Buford passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Memorial Servic ...

Hall

Grady Michael, 93, Gainesville
Grady Michael, age 93 of Gainesville, passed away on July 12, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 14, 2017 in the Chapel of First Baptist Church. The fam ...
Grady Franklin Michael, Gainesville
Grady Franklin Michael was born on March 16, 1924, and went to heaven on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. He was born to the late Henry Grady Michael and the late Ina Rea Goster Michael. ...
Billy Corbin, 82, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday July 12, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home for Billy Corbin, age 82, of Gainesville. Rev. Stephen Wood will officiate. Inte ...
Charles Thomas "Tom" McGee, 94 of Braselton died Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton. Born in Lawrenceville, Ga., Mr. McGee had liv ...

Jackson

Debbie Craig Beasley, 57, Commerce
Mrs. Debbie Craig Beasley, age 57, of Commerce died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mrs. Beasley was born in Commerce to the late, Fl ...
Peggy Ann Samples, 62, Jefferson
     Peggy An Samples, age 62, of Jefferson passed away on July 12, 2017. Services and Arrangements by: JUNIOR E. FLANIGAN OF FLANIGAN FUNERAL HOME AND ...
Robert L. White Sr, 87, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert L. White Sr., age 87, of Jefferson, Georgia, passed away on July 12, 2017. Mr. White was born in Savannah, Georgia, a ...

Other

David Terry Densmore, 60, Alpharetta
David Terry Densmore, age 60, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Funeral services for Mr. Densmore will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in th ...
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.