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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 30th, 2018

Forsyth

Anthony Edwards, 56, Cumming
Anthony L. (Tony) Edwards, 56, of Cumming passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018.  Tony was a member of the Duluth First Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his gra ...

Gwinnett

Warren W. Mote, 91, Buford
Warren W. Mote, age 91 of Buford, GA died Saturday, June 30, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memor ...

Habersham

Leola Moore Jameson, 90, Clarkesville
Leola Moore Jameson, age 90 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on September 22, 1927, she was t ...

Hall

On June 30, 2018 Malcolm Goss Gunnells “Papa Mac” passed away peacefully as a result of natural causes. Papa Mac was being visited and comforted by family members and f ...
Eleanor Turner Lurie, 77, Gainesville
Eleanor Turner Lurie, age 77, of Gainesville, GA, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center June 30, 2018. Hillside Chapel Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements w ...
Mary Elizabeth Williams, 61, Gainesville
Celebration of Life Services for Ms. Mary Elizabeth Williams (61) of Gainesville, GA will be held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 1:00PM at Cross Plains Baptist Church,3230 Cross Plains ...

Jackson

Cheryl Lynn Morales, Maysville
Cheryl Lynn Morales of Maysville, Georgia passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. Mrs. Morales was born July 29, 1961 to Leland and Myrtle McCravy. She is preceded in death by her ...
Elaine Ramey Beck, 76, Commerce
Dr. Elaine Ramey Beck, D.D.S., 76, passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer on Saturday, June 30th, 2018.  She was born on September 6, 1941, in Bellflower, Californ ...
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.