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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 26th, 2019

Dawson

Jacob Tanner Branson, 20, Dawsonville
Jacob Tanner Branson, 20, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Jacob was born October 30, 1998 and was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  He was a 2017 ...

Gwinnett

Sheng Fang, 83, Duluth
Mr. Sheng Fang 83, of Duluth, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Visitation for Mr. Fang will be on Monday, July 1, 2019 from 10:30am until 11am at McDonald and Son Fun ...

Hall

Myrtle Jane Little, 75, Gainesville
Myrtle Jane Little, 75 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Little was the daughter of the late L. E. Barnes and Pau ...
Charles H. (Bud) Davis, 77, Gainesville
Charles Harvie “Bud” Davis, Sr., age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away on June 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family whe ...
Ann Butler Swansey, 80, Flowery Branch
Ann Butler Swansey, age 80, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away, Wednesday, June 26, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Aaron Swansey; son, Ed ...

Lumpkin

Roma Louise Whitlow, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Roma Louise Whitlow age 84 of Dahlonega passed away on Wednesday June 26, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sche ...

Other

Vincent McDermott, 68, Roswell
Vincent McDermott, age 68, of Roswell, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Vincent was of the Catholic Faith, loved studying religion, and was passionate about his fa ...

White

Marvin Franklin Beasley, 95, Cleveland
Marvin Franklin Beasley, age 95 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Wednesday June 26, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 2:00 at the Bridge Church ...
Gertrude (Trudi) Kimsey, 78, Sautee-Nacoochee
Gertrude “Trudi” Kimsey, age 78, of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Mrs. Kimsey was born in White Plains, NY the daughter of the late Benny a ...
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.