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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 7th, 2019

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Luis Rivera, 81, Cumming
Luis Rivera, 81, of Cumming passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019.  Also known as GRANDPA, he had more energy than most!  Sit out a dance or miss a party, not Luis.  ...
Eloise L. Day Sweatman, 89, Cumming
Eloise L. Day Sweatman, 89, of Cumming passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019.  An adoring mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Eloise loved her whole family.  She ...

Gwinnett

Ronald Samuel Brown, Sr, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Tanya Callaway Brown, Buford; children, Jaden Callaway Brow ...
Betty Jean Pruitt, 88, Buford
Betty Jean Pruitt, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by W. R. Dudge Pruitt; parents, Clarence and Annie Mae Davis; brothe ...

Hall

Lance A. Cooper, 55, Gainesville
Lance A. Cooper, 55, of Gainesville died Thursday November 7, 2019. Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Barbara Jayne (Jacobs) McMichael, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Barbara Jayne (Jacobs) McMichael, 78, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Mrs. McMichael was born on October 17, 1941, in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Curtis J. Jaco ...

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Harry Brack Rowley, 69, Cleveland
Harry Brack Rowley, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019. Brack was born in Woodland, CA to the late Richard Harry Rowley and Harriett Weber Rowley. He wa ...
Roger Burns, 72, Dahlonega
Roger Wayne Burns age 72 of Dahlonega, passed away on November 7, 2019. Mr. Burns was a long time Dahlonega resident. Mr. Burns owned and operated his own construction and grading ...
Harry Brack Rawley, 69, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Harry Brack Rawley, age 69. Harry passed away Friday, November 7, 2019. Locally, he is survived by his sons, Josh Crawf ...
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.