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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 28th, 2019

Dawson

Leonard "Leroy" Martin, 48, Dawsonville
Leonard “Leroy” Martin, 48, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday November 28, 2019. Born October 29, 1971, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  He was a ...

Forsyth

Bobby A. Harris, 74, Cumming
Bobby A. Harris, age 74, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019. Mr. Harris was a United States Army Veteran and a retired professional golf instructor. Bobby ...

Gwinnett

Chip Robinson, 63, Buford
Chip Robinson, 63, of Buford, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on November 28, 2019 after a valiant 14-month battle of pancreatic cancer. Chip was born on August ...

Habersham

William "Bill" Dekle, 93, Mt. Airy
William “Bill” Dekle, age 93 of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away in the early morning of Thursday, November 28, 2019 at his residence after an extended illness. &n ...

Hall

Henry Lee Williams, Gainesville
Mr. Henry Lee Williams was born on August 25, 1942 in Greene County Georgia to the late Emma D. Alexander and the late Nick Williams. He was called home to be with the Lord on Nove ...
Linda Rae Faircloth, 80, Buford
Mrs. Linda Rae Faircloth, age 80, of Buford passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. The family ...

White

Geraldine Palmer Black, 89, Cleveland
Geraldine Palmer Black, age 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on November 28, 2019. Geraldine was born October 31, 1930 in White County to the late He ...
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.