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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 23rd, 2018

Dawson

Wendy Blanchard, 39, Dawsonville
Wendy Blanchard, 39, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Williams; and her grandparents, Bernice and Lawrence ...

Forsyth

Charles Lyndon Martin, 75, Cumming
Charles Lyndon Martin, 75, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a lifelong truck driver. Lyndon retired from Tru ...
Sarah Elizabeth Barnett, age 97, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  Sarah and her late husband ...
Mary Elizabeth Kindred, age 98, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Lionel Kindred. She is survived by her daught ...

Gwinnett

Eugene Cary Singletary,lll, 53, Lawrenceville
Eugene Cary Singletary, III, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Monday, January 23, 2018. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memo ...

Habersham

Somboun Kinnarath, 84, Cornelia
  Somboun Kinnarath, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Mr. Kinnarath was born on March 10, 1933 in Ban Kom, Loiet, Thailand to the ...
Margarita Zavala, 72, Alto
  Margarita Zavala, age 72 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at her residence. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico on January 4, 1946, she was a daughter of the ...

Hall

Cecil Dean Bell, Gainesville
Cecil Dean Bell of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018. Funeral services will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonvi ...
Gerald Steven Hungerford, 58, Gainesville
Gerald Steven Hungerford, 58 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services will be announced later. Little & Daven ...
Grady A. Silver, 65, Flowery Branch
Grady A. Silver, age 65, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burl and Lillie Mae Silver; former wife, Mary Silv ...

Lumpkin

Robert (Bob) Stringer, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert “Bob” Stringer, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Bob was born in Akron, Ohio on November 4, 1926 to the late Colonel Henry a ...
Michael "Yogi" Tritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Micheal “Yogi” Tritt, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Oaks at Hampton in Cumming, Ga with his family by his side.   Yogi ...
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.