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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 17th, 2017

Forsyth

Sarah Joann Morgan, 75, Cumming
Ms. Sarah Joann Morgan 75, of Cumming, Ga passed away on July 17, 2017. She is survived by her son Brett Morgan (Cindy) of Cumming, GA, Daughter Shelly Renee Laird (David) of Cu ...
Marie Barnes Welch went home to the healing presence of her Lord on July 17, 2017. She was born in Ellijay, Georgia, December 1, 1946, to the late Harley and Ruby Barnes.  ...

Gwinnett

Margie Robinson McGill, 40, Sugar Hill
Margie Robinson McGill, age 40, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Delaine Stephens. She is survived by her husband of ...

Hall

Russell Teague Copeland, 61, Gainesville
Russell Teague Copeland, 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday July 17th, after his short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa, sons Andrew and Z ...

Lumpkin

Judith Elaine Lancette, 66, Dahlonega
Mrs. Judith Elaine Lancette, age 66, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, July 17 at her daughters residence following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at th ...

Other

James H. Chadwick, 89, Atlanta
James H. Chadwick, 89, of Atlanta passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. A native of Forsyth County, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  Chad retired from Southern Bell after 31 y ...
Edward Francis Flannagan, Jr, 82, of Jasper, Ga. passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at his residence.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, GA.
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.