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Obituaries & Related Stories

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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 27th, 2019

Banks

Mrs. Maxcine Slyvia Reed Clark, age 72, of Homer died Thursday, June 27, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Clark was born in Homer to the late, Ed and Cora Veal Reed.  Mrs. Cl ...

Forsyth

Betty Sue Williamson, 83, Cumming
Betty Sue Williamson, age 83, of Cumming, GA., passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at home with her family by her side. Mrs. Williamson was born on August 12, 1935, in Lexingto ...

Habersham

Jean Canfield Loggins, 80, Cornelia
 Jean Canfield Loggins, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Born in Sutton, West Virginia on January 17, 1939 to the late Raymond and Dorothy Harr ...

Hall

Gyndlon Lee (Sue) Casteel, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Gyndlon Lee “Sue” Casteel age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday June 27, 2019 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Rogelio Garcia- Marquez, 59, Murrayville
Mr. Rogelio Garcia- Marquez age 59 of Murrayville passed away on Thursday June 27, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday J ...

White

John Elmer O’Brien III, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. O’Brien was born September 20, 1942 in Wate ...
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.