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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 6th, 2018

Banks

Tammy Teresa Sorrow Chambers, age 52 of Baldwin, GA passed away Oct. 6, 2018.   Born on Feb. 11, 1966 in Commerce, GA she was the daughter of the late Hoyt Franklin and ...

Forsyth

Judy Gwendyln Burt, 75, Cumming
Judy Gwendyln Burt, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018.  Judy was born in Gainesville, GA, in 1943, to the late Rex and Blanche Porter. She was a ...

Gwinnett

Sue Dodson Friend, 84, Suwanee
Sue Dodson Friend, age 84, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Friend. She is survived by her daughters and ...
Warren L. Moyle, 70, Sugar Hill
Warren L. Moyle, age 70, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Moyle; parents, J. Kenneth Moyle and Flossie Moyle; ...

Habersham

Jerry Abernathy, 72, Baldwin, formerly of Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jerry Wayne Abernathy, Sr., age 72, of Alto, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. Abernathy was born in White County on Marc ...
Mozelle Kelley Smith, 93, Baldwin
Mozelle Kelley Smith, age 93, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1925 to the late Carl and Gertrude Brown Kelley. ...

Hall

Don E. Wade, 78, Gainesville
A devoted Husband, Father, and Grandfather, passed away at home on October, 6, 2018. Born March 25, 1940, in Macon, GA to his parents Richard Elmer Wade and Doris Cobb Wade. He ...
James T. “Terry” Davis, 74, Gainesville
James T. “Terry” Davis, 74, of Gainesville, formerly of Big Canoe, passed away Saturday October 6, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Bo ...

Jackson

Darrell Ivey, 71, Pendergrass
  Darrell B. Ivey, 71, of Pendergrass passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 following a brief illness.   Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct ...

Stephens

Mr. John “Johnny” Ray Childers, age 64 of 2151 E. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Charles Ray Ch ...

White

Lois Virginia Bryan, 81, Cleveland
Lois Virginia Bryan age 81 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on October 6, 2018. Mrs. Bryan is of Baptist faith and was a native to Lumpkin County. She is preceded in death by h ...
Laura Christen Reese, 39, Cleveland
Laura Christen Reese, age 39 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Ms. Reese was born on February 27, 1979, in Fulton County, to Rance Reese and Linda Casteel ...
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.