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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 16th, 2019

Gwinnett

Dr. Peter D. Walz, 90, Buford
It is with great sorrow that we share the recent passing of Dr. Peter D. Walz on November 16, 2019 at the age of 90 years. He passed peacefully surrounded by his large and loving f ...
Gheorge Ille, 89, Lawrenceville
Gheorghe Ille, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on November 16, 2019 at the age of 89. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Ana Ille, his three daughters, Eunice Istoc, ...

Habersham

Reuel R. Broadway, Sr, 86, Clarkesville
Reuel R. Broadway, Sr. age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Davison, Michigan. Born in Mitchell County, Georgia on December 03, 1932, ...

Hall

Michael Douglas Sargent, 68, formally of Lula, Ga, passed away on November 16, 2019. He was retired from the Gainesville City Water Department. He is preceded in death by his wi ...
Helen Elizabeth Butler, 85, Gainesville
Helen Elizabeth Butler, 85, of Gainesville passed away peacefully on Saturday November 16, 2019 following an extended illness. Born on May 12, 1934 in Commerce, Georgia, Mrs. Bu ...
Mary Jean Wiley, 66, Lula
Mary Jean Wiley, age 66 of Lula, Ga died on November 16, 2019.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Clemons Chapel United Methodist ...

Jackson

Marion Cecil Brooks, 74, Nicholson
Mr. Marion Cecil Brooks, age 74, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Brooks was born in Center to the late Alvy and Mattie Ruth Mathews Br ...
Richard Dwight Hyde, 84, Hoschton
Richard Dwight Hyde, age 84, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Hyde; and parents, Joseph and Inez Hyde. He is ...
Mary Parr Martin, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Parr Martin, age 76, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 16, 2019. Mrs. Martin was born in Pendergras ...

Other

Mr. Cecil Addison Yarbrough, Jr., age 59 of Roswell, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019. The son of Lucille D. Yarger and the late Cecil A. Yarbrough, Sr., he was b ...

Stephens

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” McBrayer Heaton Timms, age 94 of Shady Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at The Clary Center. The daughter of the late Mary L. ...
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.