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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Dec 1st, 2019

Gwinnett

Linda Sue Narey, 73, Buford
Linda Sue Narey, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilson and Sarah Gaddis.  Mrs. Narey is survived b ...

Habersham

  William Grady “Bill” Ferguson Jr, age 79, of Cornelia, passed away at his home on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on February 7, 1940 ...

Hall

Jesse Douglas Hinds, Sr., 40, Gainesville
Mr. Jesse Douglas Hinds, Sr., age 40 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence       Memorial services are schedule ...
Olene Stevens, 92, Murrayville
Olene Stevens, 92 of Murrayville, Ga. passed away December 1, 2019.  Olene was born on April 7, 1927 in Chicopee Village to the late Conner W. and Ruby Samples Hulsey. In a ...
George Carlton Askew, 78, Gainesville
George Carlton Askew, 78 of Gainesville passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence.  Born in Birmingham, AL, Mr. Askew was the son of the late James Hardy and Lo ...
Robert Lewis Forbes, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Lewis Forbes, 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Lakeside Maus ...
Jesse Douglas Hinds, Jr, 9, Gainesville
            Mr. Jesse Douglas Hinds, Jr., age 9 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his residence. ...

Jackson

James Thomas Brawner, 75, Maysville
Mr. James Thomas “Stem” Brawner, age 75, of Maysville, GA died Sunday, December 01, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Brawner was born in Carnesville to Dorothy Whitsel ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Gail Adams, 51, Dahlonega
Mrs. Lisa Gail Adams, age 51, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. Lisa was born in Hall County on October 24, 1968.  She was preceded in death by her brother ...

White

Mildred Dorothy Cantrell, of Sautee, Ga passed away December 1st, 2019 in Demorest, Georgia at the age of 94.  She was born April 1st, 1925 and grew up in Dukes Creek area ...
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.