clearn.png
Wednesday December 11th, 2019 10:07PM

Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 26th, 2018

Habersham

James E. Britt, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James Early Britt, age 86 of Gainesville, will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the service at ...

Hall

Laquita Ruth Holland, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Laquita Ruth Holland, age 83, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018.   Mrs. Holland was born on March 31, 1935 in Cleveland to the late Floyd and Rut ...

Jackson

Patsy “Ruth” Hill Kennedy, 91, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on June 26, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton.  She was born on January 9, 1927 in T ...
Daniel Christian Kofke Sr. (Pop), age 61, of Hoschton went camping in the clouds on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Pop was an amazing Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend. He could fix ...
Lula Hillsman Pace, 92, Commerce
Mrs. Lula Hillsman Pace, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at High Shoals Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Pace was born in Oconee County, GA to the late John Marvin ...

Lumpkin

Mark Chivers Fischer, 67, Dahlonega
Mark Chivers Fischer, age 67, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, at his home in the presence of his loving family. He was born December 18th, 1950, in Cincinnati, ...

Stephens

Pearl Dills Miller Seegar, 97, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pearl Dills Miller Seegar, age 97 of 2382 Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Kanara Mae Dills and Ca ...
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.