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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 16th, 2018

Gwinnett

Dana Caroline Perry, 48, Lawrenceville
  Dana Caroline Perry was born September 12, 1969.  Dana lived in Lawrenceville, Georgia and passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. A graduate of Fayetteville County H ...
Dorothy Short Davidson, 81, Grayson
 Mrs. Dorothy Short Davidson, age 81 of Grayson died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Davidson was born in Commerce to the late, Lewis and Louise William ...

Habersham

Altonia Eason, 77, Demorest
Mrs. Altonia Eason age 77 of Demorest passed away on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Hall

Larry Kenneth Jackson, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Larry Kenneth Jackson, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born March 25, 1945 to parents Chri ...
Phillip Jay Bradford, 55, Flowery Branch
  Phillip Jay Bradford, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. He was preceded in death by his step-brother, Donnie Waters; and step-sister ...
Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., 85, Gainesville
Mr. Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., 85 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., was born in Macon, Georgi ...

Jackson

Marian Dunson Whitfield, 88, Commerce
Mrs. Marian Dunson Whitfield, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Whitfield was born in Commerce to the late Jack and Roberta Dunson. She ...

White

Columbus Wilford Dean, Sr, 80, Cleveland
     Columbus Wilford Dean, Sr., age 80, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018.      Mr. Dean was born in Blackstone, Virgin ...
Shelia Anne Odom, 57, Cleveland
Sheila Anne Odom, 57 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Ms. Odom had lived in White County for a num ...
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.