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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 19th, 2018

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Brian Lee Brown, 52, Cumming
Brian Lee Brown 52, of Cumming, GA passed away on September 19, 2018. He is predeceased by his mother Anna Brown. Brian is survived by his father Robert Brown. Brian is su ...

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Halina Teresa Wheeler, 70, Gainesville
Halina Teresa Wheeler, 70, of Gainesville passed away peacefully while holding her husband’s hand, Wednesday, September, 19, 2018 at The Waterford Assisted Living. Funeral ...
Graveside services for the interment of the cremains of Marjorie Justus Clark and Royce Jackson (“Jack” or “Red”) Clark formerly of Flowery Branch, Brookton ...
Laura Mae Fuller, 94, Gainesville
Laura Mae Fuller, 94 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday September 19, 2018. On September 25, 1923, Laura Mae Fuller began a walk along a path which led her on an adventure tha ...
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.