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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 13th, 2019

Habersham

Duckett Brock, 92, Baldwin
Duckett Brock, age 92 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Born in Banks County, Georgia on July 11, 1926, he was a son of the late Joe & Mamie Savage ...
Donald Ives, 63, Clermont
Douglas Ives, age 63, of Clermont, GA, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019. h A memorial service will be held Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the ...

Hall

Karen Hebert Hughes, 71, Gainesville
Karen Hebert Hughes, 71 of Gainesville, Georgia, died on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 surrounded by her daughters and husband.    A breast cancer survivor, she died aft ...
William F. Jones, 81, Lula
William F. Jones, 81 of Lula passed away Thursday June 13, 2019. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late Verdell and Ollie Ferguson Jones. He was r ...
Joe William Kidd, 79, Gainesville
Joe William Kidd, age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.     A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, June 15, 20 ...
Lilijana Jane Dodson, 19, Gainesville
Lilijana Jane Dodson, age 19, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Monday, June 17, 2019 at Memorial Park North Riv ...
Ronald Lee Gregg, Sr., 68, Gillsville
Mr. Ronald Lee Gregg, Sr. age 68, of Gillsville, Ga passed away on Thursday June 13, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p ...

Jackson

Eddie Lee Lively, 39, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Eddie Lee Lively, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  Mr. Lively was born in Lawrencevi ...
Roderick Gordon Simpkins, 91, Hoschton
Roderick Gordon Simpkins, age 91, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.  A Service of Remembrance will be held at noon on Monday, June 17, 2019 at New Liberty Unite ...

Other

Rebecca Joann Dean, 33, Dalton
Miss Rebecca Joann Dean age 33 of Dalton passed away Thursday June 13, 2019 at Hamilton Medical Center from injuries obtained in an automobile accident. A daughter of Teresa Dea ...
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.