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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 9th, 2018

Forsyth

Sarah Elizabeth Lipscomb, age 42, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away suddenly Monday, July 9, 2018. Sarah was a 1994 graduate of Forsyth Central High School and Gai ...
C. W. Blackstock, 89, Cumming
C. W. Blackstock, age 89 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018. He was employed by Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph for 40 years. He was a veteran of the United Sta ...

Gwinnett

David N. (Rink) House, 94, Buford
  David N. (Rink) House, age 94, of Buford, GA, passed away July 9, 2018.  He is survived by daughter and son-in-law Elizabeth and Jim Puckett, Buford, GA, daughter an ...

Habersham

Edison Everette Maness, 93, Cornelia
Edison Everette Maness, age 93 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 20, 1924, he was a son of the late Julius & Lill ...
John Howell Bridges, Jr., 59, Cornelia
John Howell Bridges, Jr., age 59 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 12, 1958, he was a son of the late Thelma Glaze and Dr. J ...

Hall

Pedro Aldaco-Andrade, 72, Gainesville
Pedro Aldaco-Andrade, 72, of Gainesville passed away July 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at St ...
Charles Anthony Hughes, 72, Gainesville
Charles Anthony Hughes, 72, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, J ...
Madeline Gloria Varrieur, 86, Hoschton
Mrs. Madeline Gloria Varrieur, age 86, of Hoschton passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, July ...
Linda Gail Bryant, 70, Murrayville
Mrs. Linda Gail Bryant, 70 of Murrayville, Ga passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2018. Mrs. Bryant was a lifetime resident of Hall County. She was the daughter of the late Ray and The ...

Jackson

Harold Preston Bailey, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Harold Preston Bailey, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Mr. Bailey was born in Habersham County, a son t ...

Other

Heyward “Russell” Casper, Sr., 77, departed from us too soon on Saturday, June 2, 2018 following a terrible fall in Stone Mountain, Georgia while visiting family.  ...

Stephens

Shirley King Thompson, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Shirley King Thompson, age 74 of Long Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away, Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. A daughter of the late Harold ...

White

Kenneth Autry, 56, Cleveland
Kenneth Calvin “Kenny” Autry, age 56, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. Mr. Autry was born August 12, 1961 in Demorest, GA to Kenneth C. Autry and the ...
Aundie Jane Mason, 79, Cleveland
Aundie Jane Mason, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018. Mrs. Mason was born April 15, 1939 in Dahlonega to the late Joseph Nelson Miller and Carrie Sutton Mill ...
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.