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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 18th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Ernestine, “Tina” Tankersley, 98, of Homer, Georgia passed away September 18, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wedn ...

Forsyth

Dot Bennett, 83, Cumming
Dot Bennett, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.  Dot was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Bennett; ...
Victoria Vizueth, inf, Cumming
Infant Victoria Vizueth 1 day old passed away on September 18, 2017. Visitation will be on September 21, 2017 from 12pm - 1pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral s ...

Gwinnett

David Ross Beaver, 67, Sugar Hill
  Mr. David Ross Beaver, age 67, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Beaver is survived by his wife, Patricia Norris Beaver, Sugar Hill, GA; ch ...

Habersham

Michael Adam Hicks, 37, Mt. Airy
  Michael Adam Hicks, age 37 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on June 3, 1980, Mr. Hicks was a 1998 graduate of Habe ...
Ella Mae Stamey, 77, Demorest
Ella Mae Stamey, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mrs. Stamey was born on February 16, 1940, in Clayton, Georgia; a daughter of the late ...
Ohlen O’Neal “Bo” Miller, age 67 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...

Hall

Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, Gainesville
Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born June 7, ...
Willie James Palmer, 44, of Lula passed away on September 18, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 20 ...

Jackson

Dennis Lamar Thomas, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Lamar Thomas, age 58, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Thomas was born in Athens, Georgia, a so ...

Lumpkin

Thomas William Chastain, 30, Dahlonega
Thomas William Chastain, 30, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday September 18, 2017 following a brief illness. Thomas is survived by his parents Lynn and Lisa Puckett of Dahlonega. Sister ...

Stephens

Mrs. Audrey Richardson Ayers, age 89 of 1524 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Oaks at Scenic View Nursing Home. A daughter of the late N. ...
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.