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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 7th, 2018

Dawson

Malinda H. Johnson, 74, Dawsonville
Malinda H. Johnson, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday July 7, 2018 at Chelsey Park Healthcare in Dahlonega surrounded by her loving family. Born July 29, 1943 in Hightower ...

Hall

Jose Lozaro, 58, Gainesville
Jose Lozaro age 58 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 7, 2018. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Wimberly Funeral Home between the hours of 7:00 PM - 9 ...
Hugh B. Reed, 85, Oakwood
Mr. Hugh B. Reed, age 85, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, attended Reinhardt College and ABAC, then served his countr ...

Stephens

Frank Gary Jarrell, Sr. age 81 of Toccoa passed away Saturday July 7, 2018 at his residence.   Mr. Jarrell was born March 18, 1937 in Macon, Georgia to the late Frank Ji ...
Major Bryan Keith Tatterson was promoted to Glory July 7, 2018 in Toccoa, Georgia. Bryan was born to Lieutenants Harry and Donna Tatterson on September 8, 1966 in Williamson, We ...

White

Lisa Birkle, 56, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral home announces that Lisa Birkle, age 56 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on July 7, 2018. It was Mrs. Birkles wished to be cremated and no public services are be ...
Annie Ruth Roper, 93, Cleveland
Annie Ruth Roper, 93, of Cleveland died July 7, 2018.  Funeral Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel.  
Vicki Jo Thomas, 61, Cleveland
Vicki Jo Thomas, age 61 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Ms. Thomas was born on February 17, 1957.  She was a machine operator and was a member of St. J ...
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.