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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 16th, 2019

Gwinnett

Sarah Elizabeth “Betty” Marler Bolding of Lilburn, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 16, following a nearly four-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease and, most ...

Hall

Jodi Diehl Nestle, 60, Gainesville
Jodi Diehl Nestle, 60, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Spencerport, NY, passed away on June 16, 2019. Jodi was a school psychologist and later Vice Principal in various school d ...

Other

Cathy Christine Elrod, 62, Danielsville
Mrs. Cathy Christine Elrod, age 62, of Danielsville died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Elrod was born in Chicago to the late, David A ...
Devin Michael Erdman, inf, Jasper
Infant Devin Michael Erdman of Jasper passed away Sunday June 16, 2019 at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta. He was the Infant son of Michael & Caitlin Presnell Erdman. Other survi ...
Ellen Garner Riggins, 79, Kennesaw
Ellen Garner Riggins, age 79, of Kennesaw, GA passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Rosa Higgins Garner; sisters, Carole Garne ...

White

Mark Anthony Foster Sr. of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Mr. Foster is predeceased in death by his brother Chris Foster. He is survived by his lovi ...
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.