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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 26th, 2018

Banks

Thomas Carlyle Thompson, age 87, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Mr. Thompson was born on October 10, 1930 in Lewisburg, Tennessee to the late He ...

Forsyth

James (Jimmy) Holbrook McBrayer, 75, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away after a short illness Wednesday, September 26, 2018. He was a man of faith and was a self-emp ...

Gwinnett

Dusko Bradica, 58, Buford
Dusko Bradica, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rozaria Bradico. He is survived by his daughters and sons- ...
Claudia Emily Stalinescu went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2018 at age 44.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...

Hall

Rita Ray Shirley Treadwell, 88, Gainesville
Rita Ray Shirley Treadwell, age 88 of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018. She was born in Honea Path, SC and had been a resident at Lanier Village Estates ...

Other

Joan Scruggs Kinzly, 78, Sky Valley
Joan Scruggs Kinzly, age 78, of Sky Valley, Georgia, passed away on September 26, 2018. Joan was born the daughter of the late William Lafayette Scruggs and Ola Belle Burrell S ...
Jerry Eller, Brookhaven
Cleveland Funeral Home of Cleveland, Georgia announces the death of Mr. Jerry Eller of Brookhaven, Georgia. Mr. Eller passed away at his home on September 26, 2018.  It was ...
Barbara Ross Grabiel, 85, Jasper
Barbara Ross Grabiel, 85, of Jasper passed away Wednesday September 26, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald ...
Rosemary Thompson, 67, Newnan, formerly of Atlanta
Rosemary Thompson, age 67 of Newnan, formerly of Atlanta, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Ms. Thompson was born on June 2, 1951, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late J ...

Stephens

James Odell Coker, 83, Toccoa
Mr. James Odell Coker, age 83 of Aviation Drive, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Earl and Lula Vaughn Coker, he was born 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.