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Local Obits for Fri. May 18th, 2018

Gwinnett

Edith Edwards Fite, 89, Buford
Edith Edwards Fite, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Edwin “Ed” Fite. She is s ...

Habersham

Lillian D. Pruitt, 89, Mt. Airy
Lillian D. Pruitt, age 89 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 19, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses & Laura E ...
Beauty Helen Trimiar King, age 86 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 11, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Reece & ...
Lloyd James “Chub” Parker, age 76 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on November 16, 1941, he was a son ...

Hall

William Bruce Cain, 91, Chestnut Mountain
William Bruce Cain, age 91, of Chestnut Mountain passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2: ...

Jackson

Glenda Gee Tolbert, 75, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Glenda Gee Tolbert, age 75 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 18, 2018.  Mrs. Tolbert was born in Penderg ...

White

Kenneth David Chambers, 30, Cleveland
Kenneth David Chambers, Sr.,  30 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22 ...
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.