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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 16th, 2017

Gwinnett

Serafina Palacio, 88, Lawrenceville
Serafina Palacio, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Maria Palacio; son, Antonio Palacio; and her parents ...

Habersham

Lumeril “Merle” Morris, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 3, 1953, she was a daughter of Lillian Dodd of Al ...

Hall

Darrel Beaver, 75, Gainesville
Darrel Beaver, 75, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away at home on July 16th, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born in Camden-on-Gauley, WV the youngest child of seven to t ...
Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, Gainesville
Miss Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on&nbs ...

Other

Sheryl M. Frazier, 72, Smyrna
  Sheryl M. Frazier, age 72, of Smyrna, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Susanne and Robert Fossali, Flowery Branch, GA, Kerry Bom ...

Rabun

Berner (Biff) Wilson Jr.  passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by his family.  Biff was born on October 18, 1938 to Berner and Blondine Wilson, who have pre ...
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.