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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 29th, 2018

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David L. Hodges, 65, Cornelia
David L. Hodges, age 65, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 following an extended illness. Mr. Hodges was born on April 18, 1953. He was preceded in death ...

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Jimmy Neil Bennett, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Jimmy Neil Bennett, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.             Fun ...
Bruce Alan Doll, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Bruce Alan Doll, age 78 of Gainesville, Georgia peacefully passed away Friday June 29th, 2018. Bruce was a Captain in the United States Air Force for 7 years. He ...
Margaret Osley, 55, Gainesville
Mrs. Margaret F. Osley, 55, of Gainesville died June 29, 2018.  Services will be held Thursday July 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, Oak ...
James William Thomas, 65, Gainesville
James William Thomas, 65, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...

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Joyce Whitlock Voytek, 70, Cleveland
Joyce Whitlock Voytek, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018. Ms. Voytek was born in Jacksonville, IL to the late Bert M. and Jane Bingemann Whitlock. Joyce wor ...
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.