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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 15th, 2018

Dawson

Ted Wayne Canup, 42, Dawsonville
Ted Wayne Canup, 42, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 15, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born August 2, 1975 in Spalding County to the late Alfred Ru ...

Forsyth

Ms. Mary Elizabeth “Majie” Rand Dallas, 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018.  Majie was born March 12, 1943 in Meridian, MS to the late Charles L ...
Joyce Phillips, 93, Cumming
Ingram Funeral Home announces the death of Joyce Phillips, age 93, of Cumming, GA. Mrs. Phillips attended the Lanier United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Delta Kappa ...
Bobby Joe "Bob" Vines, 80, Cumming
Bobby Joe "Bob" Vines, age 80, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, June 15, 2018. He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Nancy Flager Vines, Cumming, GA; children, ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Cecilia Cleland Dasher (the former Cecilia Margaret Cleland), originally of Carlisle, England died Friday, June 15, 2018.  She was born in Matanzas, Cuba on September 4, ...

Habersham

Monica Rena Brown, 38, Clarkesville
  Monica Rena Brown 38 of Clarksville, Georgia transitioned home on Friday June 15, 2018 after several years of sickness.  She always kept her smile through all she ha ...

Hall

Joyce Lawrence Rankin, 84, Oakwood
Joyce Lawrence Rankin, 84, of Oakwood passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2:30 ...

Jackson

Hope Currie Meredith, 46, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hope Currie Meredith, age 46 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 15, 2018.  Mrs. Meredith was born in Dubli ...
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.