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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 23rd, 2019

Gwinnett

Phyllis Davey Gore, 75, Lawrenceville
Phyllis Davey Gore, age 75, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019. She was preceded in death by her brother, Luke Davey; and sister, Karen Jones. She i ...

Hall

Ricky Bailey, 64, Flowery Branch
Ricky Bailey, age 64 of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.       Funera ...

Jackson

Alisa Jones, 57, Pendergrass
Alisa Diane Jones, age 57 of Pendergrass, GA passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at her residence. Born on Dec. 20, 1962 in Gainesville, GA, she was the daughter of the late ...
Idell Anderson Kesler, 96, Commerce
Mrs. Idell Anderson Kesler, age 96 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce, GA A daughter of the late Claud ...
Lewis Franklin Shadburn, 72, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lewis Franklin (Frank) Shadburn, age 72 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 23, 2019.  Mr. Shadburn wa ...

Lumpkin

Eda Christine Ragsdale, 86, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Eda Christine Ragsdale, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away on November 23, 2019. Eda was born August 28, 1933 in Selma, Alabama to the late Rudolph and Blanche Lawh ...

Other

Samuel Linhart, 87, Comer
Samuel Linhart, age 87, of Comer, GA passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019.  He is survived by his wife of twenty-eight years, Jean Smith, Comer, GA; son, Mike Linhart; daug ...
John Hunt, 97, Sault Ste Marie
Mr. John “Jack” Campbell Hunt was born Dec 19, 1921 in Sault Ste Marie, MI and died Nov 23, 2019 at the age of 97. He was predeceased by his parents Elmer and Ruby Hunt ...
Shirley Robson Kingsman, 95, Sandy Springs
Shirley Robson Kingsman, age 95, of Sandy Springs, GA passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Chester F. Kingsm ...
Gladys Wills Mann, 87, Winterville
Gladys Wills Mann age 87 of Winterville passed away Saturday November 23, 2019 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Mrs. Mann was born in Winterville on Oct. 3, 1932 to the ...

Stephens

Mrs. Betty Jewell Cheek Dickerson, age 73, 144 Poppys Lane, Toccoa passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at her home A daughter of the late Claude N. and Jewell Scott Cheek sh ...

White

George Lee Compton, 69, Cleveland
George Lee Compton, age 69, of Cleveland, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness.   No formal s ...
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.