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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 23rd, 2018

Gwinnett

J. W. Griffin, 91, Buford
Mr. J. W. Griffin, age 91, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, Sue Peevy Griffin. He is survived by h ...
Fran Hardman, 72, of Buford, GA, died on June the 23rd, 2018 at Northeast GA Medical Center Gainesville following a stroke. Fran was born on February 5, 1946 in Vero Beach, FL, to ...

Hall

Billy Rue Galloway, 78, Oakwood
Billy Rue Galloway, 78, of Oakwood, Ga, formerly of Milledgeville and Rabun Gap, Ga, passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018. He was the son of the late Horace and Inez Pate Gallo ...

Jackson

Larry Sailors, 79, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Sailors, age 79 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 23, 2018.   Mr. Sailors was born in Maysville ...

Rabun

Dorothy Nelle Houston Cannon, age, 95 of Clayton, Ga., passed away June 23, 2018.  She was the daughter, of the late Issac Montgomery and Elmer “Mollie” Brown Hous ...

White

Gladys Annie Wehunt, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Annie Wehunt, age 83 of Cleveland, peacefully passed away at her residence on June 23, 2018. She was born on March 22, 1935 at her home in Union County to the late Arch ...
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.