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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 11th, 2018

Gwinnett

Richard Howard Franklin 87, of Buford, Ga passed away on October 11, 2018. No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Ar ...

Habersham

Amberson C. Wade, 93, Alto
Amberson C. Wade, age 93, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018. Mrs. Wade was born on April 11, 1925, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the late John Willi ...
Earl "Lincoln" Holcombe Jr., 51, of Cornelia, died Thursday October 11, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Holcombe had lived ...

Hall

Willie O. Bailey, 74, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Mr. Willie O . Bailey (74) of Gainesville, Ga will be held Sunday, October 14,2018, 3:00PM @ Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Tanner Bridge Road&nbs ...
M.L. "John" Head, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. M.L. “John” Head, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed peacefully at his home on Thursday, October 11, 2018. A Celebration/Visitation will be 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., ...
Lisa Michelle Hendrix, 60, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Michelle Hendrix,  60,  of Gainesville, GA passed October 11, 2018.    Arrangements will be announced later by Young's Funeral Home. &nbs ...
Wyndee Tabitha Standridge, 25, Gillsville
Wyndee Tabitha Standridge, age 25, of Gillsville, GA passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018. She was a loving daughter, sister, and friend to all and will be missed by all.  ...

Jackson

Juanita Rooks Duck, 86, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Juanita Rooks Duck, age 86, of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Mrs. Duck was born in Winde ...
David Dewitt Gooch, 70, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Dewitt Gooch, age 70 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 11, 2018.  Mr. Gooch was born ...
Helen Brown Yarbrough, 84, Maysville
Mrs. Helen Brown Yarbrough, age 84, of Maysville died Thursday, October 11, 2018 at New Horizons Nursing Home.  Mrs. Yarbrough was born in Maysville to the late, Frank and Beu ...

Other

Mrs. Harriet Elizabeth “Pendy” Bailey age 92 of Saffron Drive, Dunwoody Georgia passed away Thursday October 11, 2018 at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.&n ...

White

Dennese Stringfellow, 54, Cleveland
Dennese Stringfellow, age 54 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, the 11th of October, 2018. Ms.Stringfellow was born on July 11, 1964 in Demorest, Georgia to Jesse Lee Richar ...
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.