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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 1st, 2019

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Ethel Abernathy, 100, Winder
Ethel Abernathy, age 100, of Winder, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Mrs. Abernathy was born on May 3, 1919 in Davey County, North Carolina to the late Adam and ...

Dawson

Eric Koller, 57, Dawsonville
Eric Koller, 57 of Dawsonville passed away October 1, 2019. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge o ...

Forsyth

John Frank Steenberg, 76, Cumming
John Frank Steenberg, age76, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Funeral services for Mr. Steenberg will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the ...
Mr. Troy DeWitt Woodbury Jr. 71, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. Troy was born in Lebanon, Tennessee on June 24, 1948 to Troy D. Woodbury, Sr and Jessi ...

Gwinnett

Bruce Lacina, 55, Dacula
Bruce A. Lacina, age 55 of Dacula, GA died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 after an extended illness. Mr. Lacina has been cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Bruce is surv ...

Hall

Homer Thomas Adams, 90, Murrayville
Homer Thomas Adams, age 90 Homer lived in Murrayville his entire life within 3 miles of the log cabin where he was born.  He went to glory at sunrise on October 1, 201 ...
Brenda Kaye Autry, 59, Gainesville
Brenda Kaye Autry age 59 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday October 1, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Autry was born April 6, 1960 in Gainesville to the late Thomas Lee & Doris ...
Cathy Elaine Haynes, 58, Clermont
Cathy Elaine Haynes, 58 of Clermont passed away Tuesday October 1, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Cathy was the daughter of ...
Bobby Jean Scroggs Spinks age 85 of Oakwood passed away Tuesday October 1, 2019 at the Gardens of Gainesville. Mrs. Spinks was born July 5, 1934 in Gainesville to the late Paul ...
Donna Goble Sullivan, 68, Gainesville
Donna Goble Sullivan passed away on October 1 at age 68. Born in Atlanta at just 2 lbs. 11 ounces, she defied the odds and lived a rich, full life. She was loved by many for her hu ...
Stephen Harry Wahl, 78, Flowery Branch
Stephen Harry Wahl, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Wendy S. Carroll Wahl, Flowery Branch, ...

Jackson

Frances Mealor, 60, Commerce
Frances Rebecca Mealor, age 60 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Born on Aug. 27, 1959 in Commerce, GA, she was the son of the late William H. and Margertte Por ...

Lumpkin

Austin Christopher, 53, Bradenton, Florida
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces that  Austin Christopher, 53 passed away  October 1st, 2019. He was born on April 25th,1966 in Bradenton, Florida to Lawrence and Blanch ...

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Wayman Houston Branton, 83, Watkinsville
Wayman Houston Branton, age 83, of Watkinsville passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Johnson United Methodist C ...

White

Ina Parish, 90, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ina Parish, age 90, of Cleveland. Mrs. Parish passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019.  Arrangements are incomplete ...
Ina Parish, 90, Cleveland
Ina “Betty” Hooper Parish, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Mrs. Parish was born August 29, 1929 in Portsmouth, OH to the late Thomas Grant ...
Ben Anthony Pierce, 60, Cleveland
Ben Anthony Pierce, age 60 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Mr. Pierce was born on March 4, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Ben and Myra Jones Watkins ...
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.