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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 18th, 2018


Mr. Charles Edwin “Eddie” Gicker, Sr. age 64 of Homer died Monday, June 18, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Gicker was born in Alexandria, VA to the late, Claude and M ...


Randall Charles Knight, age 60, of Winder, GA passed away Monday, June 18, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Knight. Mr. Knight is survived by his daughter, Ama ...


Emily Brock Simmons, age 83 of Alto, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on December 3, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Silas Condus and Man ...
Ronald W. Waters, 70, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Ronald W. Waters, age 70 of Clarkesville will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Clarkesville United Methodist Church.   Mr. Waters passe ...


Geneva Gilstrap Couch, 90, Clermont
Geneva Gilstrap Couch, age 90, of Clermont passed away on June 18, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Shoal Creek Baptist Church, Clev ...
Joanne Westmoreland Lovell, 84, Gainesville
Joanne Westmoreland Lovell, 84, of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, June 18, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 ...
Mrs. Olivesue Thayer Wise age 84 of Lula, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2018 at ...
Patsy Yielding, 73, Gainesville
Patsy Yielding age 73 of Gainesville passed away Monday June 18, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton.   Mrs. Yielding was born October 12, 1944 in Fu ...
Dorothy "Marie" Dunagan, 61, Gainesville
Dorothy "Marie" Dunagan Dorothy Marie Dunagan, age 61 of Gainesville, died Monday June 18, 2018 at her residence.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June ...
Quinlan Hendrix, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Quinlan Hendrix, 62 of Gainesville, GA passed on June 18,2018 .  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Ludon Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Ludon Thompson age 84 of Gainesville, GA passed away on June 18, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 1:00 PM with a visitation ...


Victoria Mills Evans, 85, Dahlonega
Victoria Mills Evans age 85 of Dahlonega passed away on June 18,2018. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 am in the chapel of Dahlonega Funeral Home.  Dahlonega Fu ...


Dorothy Rose Akin, 94, Danielsville
Dorothy Rose Akin, age 94 of Danielsville, GA passed away Monday, June 18, 2018.   Born on February 20, 1924 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late James Leo, ...


Octavia Clark Taylor, 81, Toccoa
Mrs. Octavia Clark Taylor, age 81 of 264 Railroad Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Liddie Fuller Clark, she was ...
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.