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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 3rd, 2018

Banks

Jonathan Odell Skelton, 47, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jonathan Odell Skelton, age 47, of Commerce, who passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Mr. Skelton was the son of Jo Ann Frey of Athen ...

Barrow

Rachel Williams Hoover, age 97, of Winder, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Born on June 24, 1921 in Rutherfordton, NC, she was the daughter of th ...

Dawson

Richard S. Wessinger, 68, Dawsonville
Richard S. Wessinger, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 3, 2018 at his residence. Born May 5, 1950 in Atlanta, GA to the late Sam and Evelyn Wessinger, he had lived in ...

Forsyth

Linda Morris Bennett, 71, Cumming
Linda Morris Bennett age 71 of Cumming, Ga passed away July 3, 2018. She was a Loving Grandmother full of laughter and love. Always ready to be the light on a rainy day. Linda was ...
Marsha Lea Ackerman, 68, Cumming
Marsha Lea Ackerman, 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson. ...
Dorothy Jean Bagwell, 84, Cumming
Dorothy Jean Bagwell, age 84 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Dorothy Jean was the Goodwill Ambassador for the Forsy ...

Gwinnett

Betty Ann Ellis, 68, Buford
Betty Ann Ellis, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Eloise Camp. Mrs. Ellis is survived by her husband of thirty-five ...
Larry D. Higgins, 78, Sugar Hill
Larry D. Higgins, age 78 of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Mae Tribble and step-father, Dewey Tribble. Mr. Higgins i ...

Hall

Harold Dean Tumlin, 79, Braselton
Mr. Harold Dean Tumlin, age 79, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Winder Health Care, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Jul ...
Sue Anderson Vandiver, 96, Murrayville
Sue Anderson Vandiver, 96, of Murrayville, GA went home to see her Lord on July 3rd.  She was at home surrounded by family and friends.  Funeral services will be hel ...

Lumpkin

Eva Nell Cain, 78, Dahlonega
  Eva Nell Cain, age 78, of Dahlonega, Ga., passed away July 3, 2018, at Foothills Retirement Home following an extended illness. She was born October 22, 1939. The daughte ...

Other

Nancy Jane Burns Cunningham, 81, Ellenwood formerly of Turnerville
Nancy Jane Burns Cunningham, age 81 of Ellenwood, GA formerly of Turnerville, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Born in Habersham County on April 12, 1937, she was a daugh ...

Stephens

Doris Virginia Hoover Ritchey, age 88 passed away on July 3, 2018 in her home in Toccoa, Georgia. Doris was born on January 20, 1930 to Harold Hoover and Ethel (Luke) Hoover in Len ...

White

Mrs. Mary “Hazel” Barnes Ledford, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Mrs. Ledford was born in Habersham County, on February 25, 1930. She was ...
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.