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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 22nd, 2019

Dawson

Roy B. Rhodenhiser III, 80, Dawsonville
Roy B. Rhodenhiser III, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 22, 2019. Born November 7, 1938, he had been a resident of Dawson County for 24 years.  Mr. Rhodenhiser ...

Forsyth

Beverly Jeanne Brooks Sorensen 90, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Beverly was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from North ...
Gary David Taylor, 60, Cumming
  Gary David Taylor 60, of Cumming GA passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Visitation will be from 11am-1pm at McDonald and Son Funeral ...

Gwinnett

  Robert “Robbie” Anglin, age 50, of Auburn, GA, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bobby and Betty Ann Anglin. ...

Habersham

McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Lucille Sosbee Watson, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia, who passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019. Funeral s ...

Hall

Harold William Kanady, 79, Murrayville
Harold William Kanady age 79 of Murrayville, Ga. died Saturday June 22, 2019 at his residence. Funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday June 25, 2019 at the Yellow Creek Bapti ...

Jackson

Sarah Brock Adams, 72, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Brock Adams, age 72 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 22, 2019.  Mrs. Adams  was born in W ...
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.