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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 25th, 2019

Banks

J. “Terry” Ward, age 66 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on June 14, 1953 to the late John Buford and Dorothy “Dot&rdq ...

Gwinnett

Tom Ficklin, 93, Dacula
Tom Ficklin, age 93, of Dacula, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2019 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...

Hall

Mary Beth Swiger, 54, Oakwood
Ms. Mary Beth Swiger, age 54, of Oakwood passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Center. Memorial Services will be held at a later date in Virginia. Ms. Swig ...
Darren Dale Bruce, 47, Lula
Darren Dale Bruce, age 47 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.   Born in Gainesville, Georgia on August 8, 1971 to the late Jimmy & Susie Armour Bruce. He ...

Lumpkin

James Dean Boyd, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. James Dean Boyd, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019. James was born in Fulton County on September 23, 1957 to the late Terry Dean and Christine Lingerfe ...

White

Martha A London, 86, Cleveland
Martha Ann London, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Mrs. London was born on July 1, 1932, in White County, to the late Victor “Vic” and Pa ...
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.