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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

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Lenora Brown, 94, Statham
Lenora Brown age 94 of Statham, GA passed away on November 14, 2019  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly and White Funeral Home

Forsyth

Gloria Evelyn “Nanny” Elzey, 78, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. Gloria was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church. S ...
Charlie Turner Jr., 82, Cumming
Charlie Turner Jr., age 82, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. A memorial service in his honor will take place Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:00pm at Deer ...

Gwinnett

Theodore R. McAllister, age 59, of Duluth, GA passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his great granddaughter, Autumn.  Ted is survived b ...

Hall

Lorenzo Ferreira Perez, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Lorenzo Ferreira Perez, age 60, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday November 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services ...
Helen Irene Loggins Reed, 90, Gainesville
Helen Irene Loggins Reed, 90 of Gainesville passed away Thursday November 14, 2019. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Reed was the daughter of the late Charlie R. and Hel ...
Bernice Thurmond, 92, Gainesville
Bernice Thurmond, 92, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nove ...

Jackson

Mrs. Lois Jean Biffle Whitener Edwards, age 89, of Commerce died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Washington, GA to the late, John Bryan ...
Inez Nix, 94, Watkinsville, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Inez Nix, age 94, of Watkinsville, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Miss Nix ...
Fred M. Turpin, 83, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mr. Fred M. Turpin 83 of Commerce who passed away Thursday Nov. 14, 2019.  He was the son of the late Thomas Dennard and Sara Melinnie ...

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Jerry Dean Copp, 54, Cleveland
Jerry Dean Copp, age 54, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Mr. Copp was born on February 12, 1965, in Cumming, Georgia, to Albert and Lillie Mae Payne Co ...
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.