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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 25th, 2017

Forsyth

Lillian Elizabeth Manning, 70, of Cumming passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. Survivors include her children, Kevin Long, Karen Barber, Betty Chadwick, all of Cumming, Chris ...

Gwinnett

Hannah Ryu, 78, Snellville
Hannah Ryu, age 78, of Snellville, GA, died Monday, September 25, 2017. Ms. Ryu has been cremated and the ashes will be interred at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens.

Hall

Dwight David Adams, 60, Flowery branch
Dwight David Adams, 60 of Flowery Branch passed away Monday September 25, 2017 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, David was the son of the late Edward Lonzo A ...
Edith Cavell Hawkins Griffin, age 90, of Gillsville passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 in her home after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on ...
Shirley Richardson, 67, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Shirley Richardson, age 67, of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. She entered eternal life peacefully at her home following an extended illness. &nbs ...
Young Johnnie Seay,Sr., 90, Gainesville
Mr. Young Johnnie Seay, Sr., 90, of Gainesville passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...

Lumpkin

Ruby Inez Bottoms, 97, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ruby Inez Bottoms, age 97, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. Mrs. Bottoms was born in Forsyth County on February 15, 1920 to the late Duffy and Bell Sos ...
Doug Boyd, 60, Dahlonega
Doug Boyd, 60, ascended to his mansion in heaven after a hard fought battle. He was born in Miami, FL and was a lifelong University of Miami football fan.  He loved working ou ...
James Andrew Davis, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. James Andrew Davis, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017.  Mr. Davis was born in Michigan on November 26, 1937 to the late Raymond and Eileen Fi ...
Mr. J. D. Edge, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. J. D. Edge, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. J. D. Edge was born and reared in Lumpkin County Georgia. He grew up on a farm located in the Phi ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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