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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 20th, 2019

Dawson

Matthew Scott Smith, 27, Dawsonville
Mr. Matthew Scott Smith age 27 of Dawsonville, Ga passed away on Thursday June 20, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Habersham

Bernice Stephens Armour, age 96, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Mrs. Armour was born on June 5, 1923 in Anderson, South Carolina to the late Land ...
William Russell Gailey, age 52 of Habersham County, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on December 5, 1966 to Larry W. Gailey of Baldwin and the lat ...

Hall

Emily Mae White McAbee, 98, Gainesville
      Emily Mae White McAbee, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, died with peace and grace on Thursday, May 30, 2019. She was born January 5, 1921 in S ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Martin “Marty” Keith Moss, Jr., age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 19, 2019.  Mr. Mos ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James “Jim” Louis Thomason, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Mr. Thomason ...

Other

Yoo Haing Byun, 81, Atlanta
BYUN - Yoo Haing Byun, 81, of Atlanta, GA died June 20, 2019. A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Burial w ...

Stephens

Emory Allen James, 83, Eastanollee
Mr. Emory Allen James, age 83, of Scott Road in Eastanollee, Ga. passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the residence. Mr. James was born on November 28, 1935 in Norton, Virgini ...
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.