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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 4th, 2018

Forsyth

Joseph Allen Mack - Known to all who met and loved him as Joe Mack, graced us on Feb. 3, 1994 and with great sorrow for those of us he left behind moved on to a place of great peac ...
Elizabeth “Libby”  Tilghman was born in Hazleton, PA and was a proud graduate of University of PA School of Nursing. Her career was highlighted by supervising the ...

Habersham

Wanda Lee Smith, Demorest
Wanda Lee Smith, of Demorest, GA, passed from this life July 4th, 2018. Wanda was born in Huntington, WV on June 15, 1941.    Wanda was a devoted Christian, a lov ...

Hall

Herman Gordon “Junior” Mills, Jr, 64, Lula formerly of Cumming
Herman Gordon “Junior” Mills, Jr., age 64, of Lula formerly of Cumming passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Junior was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Agne ...
Surrounded by his immediate family, William Lee “Billy” Rogers passed away Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 following an extended illness.  Funeral services will be 2:00p ...
Dr. Richard M. (Pete) Smith, 79, Gainesville
Dr. Richard M. (Pete) Smith, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, died July 4, 2018 at The Landings of Gainesville. Pete was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas September 9, 1938. After grow ...

Jackson

Jerry Quennon Frady, 81, Commerce
Jerry Quennon Frady age 81 of Commerce passed away Wednesday July 4, 2018 at the Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Frady was born June 18, 1937 in Gastonia, North Carolina to the l ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Jeanette Stancil Rossi, age 67, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Mrs. Rossi was born in Comm ...

Other

Brenda Faye O’Shields Bray, 70, Covington formerly of Flowery Branch
Ms. Brenda Faye O’Shields Bray, age, 70, of Covington, previously of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Funeral Services will be 1100 a.m., Saturday, Jul ...

Rabun

Anthony Frank Roberts, Sr., age 61 of Clayton, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Mountain View Health Care. Memorial services will be held at a later date.    ...

White

Paul Christopher Hansen, age 66 of Sautee, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Born 10/7/51 in New York to Callie and John Hansen, Paul and his 3 siblings lived for several y ...
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.