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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 4th, 2019

Banks

Sallie Belle Saye, 84, Homer
Sallie Belle Saye, 84, went to meet Jesus on 3/4/2019. Sallie resided in Homer, Georgia but is now a resident of Holly Hills in Fairburn, Georgia. Sallie was reunited with Has ...

Barrow

James H. Estep, 68, Winder
James H. Estep, age 68, of Winder, GA passed away Monday, March 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Mary Allie Estep. He is survived by his wife of sixteen ...

Forsyth

Mike Gusberti, Cumming
Mike Gusberti, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on March 4, 2019. Originally from Northern Italy and longtime resident of South Florida, Mike moved to Conyers, Georgia in 1985 where ...
Deskin Francis Spaulding age 82 of Cumming, Georgia passed away in the early morning hours surrounded by his loving family on March 4,2019. He was born in Washington, Indiana to Ha ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Ann “Pat” Wolenski, age 73 of Auburn, GA, died Monday, March 4, 2019 after an extended illness. Mrs. Wolenski has been cremated and a service will be held at a ...

Hall

Charlene Ledford Barrett, 81, Clermont
Charlene Ledford Barrett, 81, of Clermont passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 201 ...

Jackson

Mr. William “Bill” Ambrose DiTomassi, age 56, passed away on March 4, 2019 from a long 20 year battle with multiple cancers.   Born on February 26, 1963 in F ...

Lumpkin

Barney Bernard Fields, 70, Dahlonega
  Mr. Barney Bernard Fields, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 surrounded by his loving family and faithful companions Toto, June Bug, and Luke. Mr. ...

Other

Marie Lannette Collins, 66, Carnesville
  Mrs. Marie Lannette Collins, age 66, of Carnesville, GA died Monday, March 4, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Collins was born in Cornelia to the late Earnest Carlton a ...
Frances “Gran Fran” Richardson, age 85, of Decatur, Georgia passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. She was a native of Decatur, Georgia. She attended Decatur Girls High ...

Rabun

Melissa Short Beck, 71, Clayton
Melissa Short Beck, age 71, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on March 4, 2019. Melissa was born the daughter of Perry Webb Short and Nancy Hamby Short on August 28, 1947. She wa ...

White

John Herbert Roberts, 90, Clermont
John Herbert Roberts, age 90 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019. Mr. Roberts was born on April 12, 1928, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late John Thomas and Celi ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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