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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 28th, 2018

Banks

Debra Ann Murphree, 28, Commerce
Debra Ann Murphree age 28 of Commerce passed away Saturday Jan. 27, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Ms. Murphree was born June 9, 1989 in Dalton, Georgia to ...

Dawson

James Earl Chester, 83, Dawsonville
James Earl Chester, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 28, 2018 at Regency Manor following a period of declining health. Mr. Chester was born January 5, 1935 to the l ...

Forsyth

Agerico Dominguez Gabriel, 67 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was born on May 23, 1950 in Manila, Philippines the son of Arsenio and Paciencia Doming ...

Gwinnett

Lawrence "Larry" Rice Phillips, 82, died Sunday, January 28th in Suwanee, GA, after a brief illness. Born in Hazelton, IN he moved to Bellbo ...
Charlotte Thompson Cerneka, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband of fifty-five years, Carl A. Cerneka, Buford, GA; sons and ...
Ricky F. Thompson, 63, Buford
Ricky F. Thompson, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Louise Bruce Thompson; brothers, John Eldon Thom ...

Habersham

Lena May Richard Murphy, 86, Clarkesville
Lena May Richard Murphy, age 86, of Clarkesville passed away January 28, 2018 following a period of declining health.   Born on December 25, 1931, Mrs. Murphy was the da ...
Richard Keith Fry, 66, Clarkesville
Richard Keith Fry, age 66, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a sudden illness. Mr. Fry was born on October 3, 1951 in Clark ...
Ralph Wade LaCount, 60, Mt. Airy
Ralph Wade LaCount, age 60 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on October 01, 1 ...
Brenda Lovell Tench, 59, Cornelia
Brenda Lovell Tench, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Mrs. Tench was born on May 14, 1958 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late V.L. ...

Jackson

Isaac Alexander Best and Charles Jaxon Best, infant twin sons of Charles Best and Erika Bragado of Hull, GA died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Gwinnett Medical Center.  They wer ...

Other

  Randall Scott Carroll, Sr., age 49 of Elberton, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Nov. 09, 1968 at Hawkinsville, GA he was the ...

Stephens

Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo Mrs. Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo age 59 of Northside Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday January 26, 2018 at Habersham Medical Center. A daughter ...
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.