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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 26th, 2018

Banks

Infant Brayden Carter Crump passed away Friday Jan. 26, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Survivors include parents, Tyler Crump & Autumn Alexia Williamson, Gran ...

Dawson

Sidney Merle Foster, Dawsonville
On Thursday, January 25th, 2018, Sidney Merle Foster peacefully entered into rest at his home in Dawsonville, Ga.   Sidney was born in October of 1933 to Emory Hugh and Lil ...
Ray Sanford, 85, Dawsonville
Ray Sanford, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 26, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Mr. Sanford was born August 8, 19 ...

Forsyth

Ronald L Ward, 79, Cumming
Ronald L. Ward, 79, of Cumming passed away Friday, January 26, 2018.  Mr. Ward was retired from the U.S. Government after 30 years of service.  He was an avid private pil ...
Benjamin William Hulsey of Cumming, born March 5, 1928 to Frank and Edna Mae Hulsey, passed peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2018. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 6 ...

Gwinnett

Paul James Sullivan, 57, Duluth
Paul James Sullivan, age 57, of Duluth, GA passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Anne Sullivan; and brother, William Thomas Sul ...
Harry Summersett, 69, Buford
Harry Summersett, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lewis and Bonnie Evelyn Waycaster; and brother, ...

Hall

Mellie Roper Millwood, 88, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Mellie Roper Millwood, age 88 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on January 26, 2018.  Born in Gainesville, Georgia, on September 5, 1929, she was the daughter of the ...

White

Thomas Albert Kubler, 67, Cleveland
Thomas Albert Kubler, age 67 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, January 26 2018.   Mr. Kubler was born on June 20, 1950, in Englewood, New Jersey, to Nadine Campbell ...
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.