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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 8th, 2019

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Joyce Elaine Jentzen, 68, Winder
Joyce Elaine Jentzen, age 68,of Winder passed away Friday, March 8, 2019.  Joyce loved her friends and family.  She played BINGO and also called games.  The Huddle H ...

Forsyth

Lucille Burruss Phillips, age 83, of Cumming, GA., passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at her home. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Steven S. Roper, 43, Cumming
Steven S. Roper, age 43, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019. He attended Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, GA. Steven was an avid baseball and Georgia Bulldog fan. ...

Gwinnett

Rosella M. Wenzel, 89, Sugar Hill
Rosella M. Wenzel, age, 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Wenzel. She is survived by her daughter, Rebecc ...
Lowell Bruce Hanson, 80, Dacula
Lowell Bruce Hanson, age 80 of Dacula, GA died Friday, March 8, 2019 following a brief illness. Mr. Hanson has been cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Lowell is su ...

Habersham

Dorothy “Dot” Skelton Edwards, age 94, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on March 8, 2019 at her residence after a brief illness.   Mrs. Edwards was born on ...

Hall

Carolyn Prickett Hill, 82, Gainesville formerly of Dahlonega
Carolyn Prickett Hill, 82, of Gainesville and formally of Dahlonega entered into eternal rest at her residence March 8, 2019.  Carolyn was born April 25, 1936 in Harrison Arka ...
Marion Nell Burgin Slay, 85, Gainesville
Marion Nell Burgin Slay, 85, of Gainesville, passed away Friday March 8, 2019 at her residence after a period of declining health. Mrs. Slay was born in Birmingham, AL on Decemb ...
Flo Criss Smith, 70, Gainesville
Flo Criss Smith, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on March 8th, 2019, surrounded by her family. Flo was born July 7, 1948 in San Francisco, California and rais ...

Jackson

Diana Lawson Phillips, 73, Jefferson
Diana Lawson Phillips, age 73, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Friday March 8, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Reathel Lawson; grandson, Zachary Taylor ...
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