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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Sep 16th, 2018

Dawson

David B. “Dave” Sutton, 81, Dawsonville
David B. “Dave” Sutton, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born February 15, 1937 in Franklin, North Ca ...

Forsyth

Arlo Elwood Ferguson, 95, Cumming
Arlo Elwood Ferguson, 95, of Cumming passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018.  A U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II, Mr. Ferguson retired from the U.S. Civil Service i ...

Gwinnett

Ada Marguerite Burkett, age 93 of Dacula, GA, died Sunday, September 16, 2018. Ms. Burkett has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. Ms. Burkett was born in Londo ...

Habersham

Troy McEntire, 72, Mt. Airy
  Troy McEntire, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018.   Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on October 22, 1945, to the late John Henry and Edith ...

Hall

Thomas "Tom" Andrew Wagner, Sr., 73, Flowery Branch
Thomas “Tom” Andrew Wagner, Sr., age 73 of Flowery Branch, Ga. passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonv ...

Jackson

Martha Bond Landrum, 63, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Bond Landrum, age 63 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Sunday, September 16, 2018.  M ...

Other

Dorothy M. Garrison, 93, Martin
Dorothy M. Garrison, age 93, of Martin, GA passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-five years, Mitchell Garrison and her fi ...

Stephens

Danny Garlin Sherrill, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Danny Garlin Sherrill, age 59 of Rock Quarry Circle, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Emory University Hospital. A son of the late Garlin and Fannie Mae Butl ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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