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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 14th, 2019

Dawson

J. D. Hopkins, 58, Dawsonville
J. D. Hopkins, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 14, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 25, 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Robert and Frances Hop ...

Gwinnett

Dwayne Keith Roebuck, 55, Buford
Dwayne Keith Roebuck, age 55, of Wears Valley, TN and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeffrey Lee Roebuck; and ...

Habersham

Kenneth Wayne Heumaneus,, 58, Cornelia
 Kenneth Wayne Heumaneus, age 58 of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019. Born on September 23, 1960, in Jacksonville, Florida, he was a son of the late Louie Wen ...

Hall

James David Whitley, 57, Gainesville
James David Whitley, age 57, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 14, 2019.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966. ...
Our great loss is Heaven’s gain as Rachel Pless departed here for her Heavenly home on Friday, June 14, 2019 after a brief illness. As that moment came, she was surrounded by ...

Lumpkin

Rev. Terry Michael Fields, age 61, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 14, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends. Terry was born in Hall County on Apr ...
Janice Prater Foster, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janice Prater Foster, age 77, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, June 14, 2019. Mrs. Foster was born in Hall County on December 29, 1941 to the late Lonnie and Beuny Whitmire ...
Mr. David Alan "The Peanut Man" Kinkaid, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, June 14, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Unde ...
Mr. David Alan "The Peanut Man" Kinkaid passed away at his home in Dahlonega, Georgia on June 14, 2019  at the age of 63. After his birth in Illinois and ...

Stephens

J.B. Turpin, 92, Eastanollee
Mr. J.B. Turpin age 92 of Eastanollee passed away Friday June 14, 2019 at his daughter’s home. A son of the late Frank and Lucille Turner Turpin, he was born in Stephens C ...

White

William “Bill” Ted Farner Jr., age 59 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019. Mr. Farner was born September 18, 1959 in Fulton County to the late William Te ...
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.