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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 11th, 2018

Dawson

Theodore “Ted” Allen, 85, Dawsonville
  Theodore “Ted” Allen, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born in Sautee, GA, one of eight children, to the late Garn ...
Susan Willard Williams, 52, Dawsonville
Mrs. Susan Willard Williams, age 52, resident of Dawsonville, GA and native of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, January 11,2018. Susan was a loving wife, mother, Grana, daughte ...

Gwinnett

Marjorie Azalee Hall, 93, Suwanee
Marjorie Azalee Hall, age 93, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018.  She was born in 1924, to the late Riley and Azalee Burgess. She was a member of Sharon B ...

Habersham

Fay Brookshire Newton, 84, Demorest
Fay Brookshire Newton, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Newton was born on September 29, 1933 in Clark ...
Joseph C. Rogers, 90, Cornelia
The family of Joseph C. Rogers, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia, is saddened to announce his passing at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville on Thursday, January 11, 2018, ...
  William Russell "Richard" Whitaker Jr., age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at his home surrounded by members of his family and friend ...

Hall

Rosemary S. Freeman, 89, Gainesville
  Rosemary S. Freeman, age 89, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earle and Sylvia Stricker.  She is s ...
Virginia Helen Johnson, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Helen Johnson, 94 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 11, 2018. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Little & Davenport Funeral Home ...
Anne Elizabeth King, 73, Gainesville
Anne Elizabeth King hiked into the great hereafter at the age of 73 on January 11, 2018. A colorful soul with a firecracker personality, she was predeeded in death by her parent ...

Jackson

Ralph Stepp, 88, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Stepp, age 88 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Mr. Stepp was born in Hoschton, Georg ...

Lumpkin

Philip Lawrence Kichler, 83, Dahlonega
In Loving Memory of Philip Lawrence Kichler June 19, 1935 to January 6, 2018   Philip was born on June 19, 1935 to Frieda and Morris Kichler in Chicago, Illinois.& ...

Other

Theodore Noir Lanning, 65, Decatur
Theodore Noir Lanning, 65 of Decatur, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born on June 4, 1952 in New Castle, PA, the son of George and Esther Noir Lanning who ...

White

John Boss, 93, Helen
John Boss, age 93, of Helen, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018, following an extended illness.   Mr. Boss was born on December 16, 1924, in Buford, Ge ...
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