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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 27th, 2018

Forsyth

Sylvia J. Gilbreath, loving wife, devoted stepmom and kind friend passed away Wednesday June 27, 2018. Sylvia was born to Hugh S. and Geraldine (Wilson) Adcock on July 27, 194 ...

Gwinnett

Patsy Childers Bailey, 71, Dacula
Patsy Childers Bailey, age 71, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her son, Walter Bailey. She is survived by her husband of forty-s ...

Habersham

Dan Deiter, 52, Cornelia
Dan Deiter, age 52, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Mr. Deiter was born on April 16, 1966 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the Unit ...

Hall

Robert Max Garmon, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert Max Garmon, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Remington House, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday ...
Bobby Gene Granger, 81, Flowery Branch
Bobby Gene Granger, age 81, of Flowery Branch and formerly of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 11:36 am. Bobby was born in Columbus, Georgia&n ...
Leroy Young, 89, Gainesville
Leroy Young, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 following an extended illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and a member of Mt. Vernon ...

Jackson

Christine Annette Emmett, 70, Commerce
Mrs. Christine Annette Emmett, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. Emmett was born in Gainesville to the late William D. and Eula C ...
Matthew Kane Luthi, 29, Nicholson
  Mr. Matthew Kane Luthi, age 29, of Nicholson, GA died Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Luthi was born in Commerce to the late, Robin Michelle Luthi. ...
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.