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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 28th, 2018

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Charles Edward Marcum, 42, Statham
Charles Edward Marcum, age 42, of Statham passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018. Funeral services will be held 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The fami ...

Forsyth

JoAnn Frady Moss, 82, Cumming
JoAnn Frady Moss 82, of Cumming, Ga passed away on June 28, 2018. She is survived by her children patty Walker (Brad), Leslie Graves, and Karen Andersen. She is also survived ...

Gwinnett

Jerri Sloan Smith, 80, Buford
Jerri Sloan Smith, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by parents, Benson and Winnie Kennedy Sloan, and J ...

Hall

Kenneth Albert Barber, 57, Gainesville
                Mr. Kenneth Albert Barber age 57 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday June 28, 2018 ...
Raymond H. "Ray" Burch, Jr., 89, Gainesville
Raymond Headley Burch, Jr., 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018. Ray was born on February 25, 1929 in Nicholasville, Kentucky.   He was the on ...
George Lullan Giddens Sr, 87, Gainesville
George Lullan Giddens Sr, 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away June 28th, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by family.  At his request, he will be cremated and have a private, ...
      Mr. James Walter “J.W.” Chambers age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday June 28, 2018 following an extended illness.  &nbs ...
Albert Anthony "Tony" Church, 76, Gainesville
Albert Anthony "Tony" Church age 76 of Gainesville passed away Thursday June 28, 2018. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville. ...

Jackson

Nicholas Antonio Elrod, 21, Commerce
Nicholas Antonio Elrod, age 21, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018.   Born on Jan. 31, 1997 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of Dennis Nathaniel and Pris ...
Annie Viola Redmon, 90, Maysville
Ms. Annie Viola Redmon, age 90, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at The Oaks at Scenic View.  Ms. Redmon was born in Maysville to the late George Wiley and Lena B ...

Lumpkin

Jacob Cain Greer, Dahlonega
Jacob Cain Greer was born on June 22, 2018.  He left this world in the loving arms of Jesus on June 28, 2018. Jacob was born at Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs.  A ...

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Samuel Edward Bradley, 80, Cleveland
Mr. Samuel E. Bradley Jr., age 80, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018. Mr. Bradley was born on May 31, 1935 in Hazlehurst, Mississippi to the late Samuel E. Bradl ...
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.