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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 13th, 2018

Banks

Linda Ann Chambers, 74, Homer
  Linda Ann Chambers, age 74, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ms. Chambers was born on October 23, 1943 in Banks County, Georgia to the late J ...
Clayton Sanford Stephens, age 83 of Homer, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on May 28, 1935 to the late Benjamin Van Buren Stephens and Bernice ...

Dawson

Frances E. Griffeth, 92, Dawsonville
Frances E. Griffeth, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 13, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born May 24, 1926 in Jackson County to the late Boyd and Lill ...

Forsyth

Delores Wofford Evans, 71, Cumming
Delores Wofford Evans, age 71 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Delores was the owner of Th ...
Carol Ann Clark Griffin, age 73, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on June 13, 2018.  Carol is survived by her son Eric Buchanon Griffin of Cumming, GA; brothers Randall J. ( ...
Margaret Sue Mitchell Marrs, 78, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in her home surrounded by her husband and family.  Born February 23, 1940 in Athens, TN to the ...

Gwinnett

Caroll Max Warren, 86, Dacula
Mr. Caroll Max Warren, age 86, of Dacula, GA passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Geraldine Young Warren, Dacula, GA; childre ...
Sarah Pettyjohn Turner, 76, Sugar Hill
Sarah Pettyjohn Turner, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, Richard E. Turner, Sugar Hill, GA; ...

Hall

Loye W. "Tack" Cornelius, 71, Gainesville
Loye W “TACK” Cornelius, Jr Jan 1, 1946 – June 13, 2018 Tack Cornelius of Gainesville passed away on June 13, 2018 at the age of 72.  He was the son of ...
Jemon Varnese Harris, Charlotte, NC, formerly of Gainesville
Homegoing Services for Mr. Jemon Varnese Harris of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Mary Alice (Watkins ...
James Thomas Hill, 75, Gainesville
James “Jim” Thomas Hill, 75, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 13, 2018. Jim was born on February 28, 1943 to Carl and Della Hill of Middletown, Ohio. &nbs ...
Stephen James Ragone, 63, Gainesville
Dr. Stephen James Ragone, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his residence following a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Funeral services are schedule ...
Bobby Joe Smith, 83, Gainesville
Bobby Joe Smith, 83, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday June 13, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...

Other

Christy Lynn Mullinax, 31, Atlanta
Christy Lynn Mullinax, age 31, of Atlanta, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Ingram Funeral ho ...

Stephens

Mrs. Charlene Lee Davis Griffin, age 75, of Martin, GA died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Griffin was born in Washington, DC to the late Ben and Leighta Jim ...

White

Cathy L. Albrecht, 64, Cleveland
Mrs. Cathy L. Albrecht, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Mrs. Albrecht was born in White County to the late Marcus Hulsey and Cordelia Howard Helt ...
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.