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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 30th, 2018

Dawson

Elizabeth Janice Chumbley Canup, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 30, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born March 24, 1949 to the la ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Dollie Mae (Bettis) Young, age 96, of Cumming, GA, passed away gracefully on Wednesday, January 30, 2018.  A lifelong member of North Atlanta Baptist, she graduated from ...

Gwinnett

Margaret Wino Davis, 93, Buford
Margaret Wino Davis, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Leon Henry Davis; and daughter, ...
Doris Hamilton Wade, 92, Buford
Doris Hamilton Wade, age 92, of Buford, GA and the Rest Haven Community passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, L. C. ...

Habersham

  Funeral services for Martha Rebecca Anderson Edmonds, 87, of Mount Airy will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Glade Creek Baptist Church.  Rev. Mich ...
Edward Tyler, 54, Alto
Edward Tyler, age 54 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 following an extended illness.   Born in Banks County, Georgia on March 26, 1963, he was a ...

Hall

Sara “Alberta” Tomlin, 100, Gainesville
Sara “Alberta” Tomlin One hundred years and seven months ago, "Alberta" was born in Cape May, NJ. She died peacefully on January 30, 2018 at The Oaks at Li ...
Ann Hill Bagwell, 87, Oakwood
Mrs. Ann Hill Bagwell, age 87, of Oakwood passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at The Waterford at Oakwood, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thur ...
Ms. Linda Armour Farr, 72, Oakwood
Ms. Linda Armour Farr age 72 of Oakwood passed away at her sister’s residence following an extended illness.                 Funera ...

Jackson

Nadine Morgan Crow, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nadine Morgan Crow, age 69 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  Mrs. Crow was born in Ocilla, ...
Edna Lenor Allen Carr, 69, Commerce
Ms. Edna Lenor Allen Carr, age 69, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her residence.  Ms. Carr was born in Pahokee, FL on May 5, 1948 to the late Henry and V ...

Lumpkin

J.D. Whelchel, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. J.D. Whelchel, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Mr. Whelchel was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on March 31, 1932 t ...
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.