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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 15th, 2019

Dawson

Dennis William Edwards, 67, Dawsonville
Dennis William Edwards, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 15, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Born February 10, 1952 in Eustice, Florida, he had ...

Forsyth

Anna M. Random, 86, Cumming
Anna M. Random. 86, of Cumming passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at her residence. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Memorial ...

Gwinnett

Jean Rogers Thompson, 83, Hoschton
Jean Rogers Thompson, age 83, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence “Pete” Rogers and Thelma L. Rog ...

Habersham

Sheena Ruth Adams, 44, Clarkesville
Sheena Ruth Adams, 44, of Clarksville died June 15, 2019.  Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.
Randy Franklin King, Sr., 65, Clarkesville
Mr. Randy Franklin King, Sr., age 65 of Clarkesville passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Atlanta Medical Center. He donated his body to Emory University Medical School for resea ...

Hall

Willie Jeanette Carroll, 80, Gainesville
Willie Jeanette Carroll, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Funeral services wil ...

Jackson

Robert Malcolm Garbutt, 75, Commerce
Robert Malcolm Garbutt, 75, of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 following a period of declining health. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Ju ...

Other

Clifford Charles Herrington, age 65, of Acworth, GA, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty O’Bryant; father, L. D. Herringt ...
Brooke Anderson, 40, Athens
  Ms. Brooke Anderson 40, of Athens, GA passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Brooke was born in Sarasota, Florida. Brooke had a passion for kayaking, hikes in the ...

Stephens

James Weldon Walker, 64, Toccoa
Mr. James Weldon Walker, age 64 of Camp Mikell Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at his residence. A son of Ollie Sheriff Walker and the late Howard C. Walker, Jr ...
Little Skyler Michael Troy Carrell, age 3 passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of SGT TommyLee and Hope Scroggs Carrell, U.S. Army (Active ...
Linda Sewell Elrod, 64, Toccoa
Mrs. Linda Sewell Elrod age 64 of Rickman Street passed away Saturday June 15, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Guy and Marie Ferris Sewell, sh ...
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.