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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 6th, 2018

Dawson

Houston LaGuinn Miers, 88, Dawsonville
Houston LaGuinn Miers, Sr, 88 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Gold City Convalescent Center, Dahlonega, GA with his family by his side.  H ...

Gwinnett

Louise Eidson, 67, Buford
Louise Eidson, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by parents, Buddy and Blanche Tipton. Mrs. Eidson is survived by her husband of for ...

Habersham

Robert Houston “Bob” Bell, age 101 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018. Born on April 17, 1917 in Habersham County, he was a son of the late John Wesley an ...
Patricia Joanne Foster, 72, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Patricia Joanne Lowe Foster, age 72 of Mt. Airy, will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with interment to follow the service ...
Bill Hogsed, 64, Cornelia
  Bill Hogsed, age 64 of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. Born in Habersham County on September 13, 1953, he was the son of the late Walter and Merlene Mul ...

Hall

Jamie Lynn Autry, 71, Gainesville
Janie Lynn Autry, 71, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 4 ...
Funeral services will be held for Wilma Tankersley Peck Chapman, age, 94 of Clermont, Sunday July 8 at 2:00 p.m. in New Bridge Baptist Church. Interment will follow in New Bridge B ...

Lumpkin

John Lausman, 92, Dahlonega
Mr. John Lausman, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully Friday, July 6, 2018.  His wife and daughter were by his side along with the loving care of Gardens of Gainesvill ...
Mr. Joseph “Joe” Angelo Chiero Jr., age 56, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Joe was born in Ne ...
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.