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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 29th, 2019

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James William “J.W.” Evans, age 78 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 29, 2019.  Mr. Evans was ...
Carol Elizabeth Lynch, 48, Maysville
Carol Elizabeth Lynch, 48, of Maysville passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...

Forsyth

Joe Cassini, Cumming
Joe Cassini of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019.    Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.   Arrangements by McD ...

Gwinnett

James “Buster” Moon, age 70, of Buford, GA, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James A, and Grace Wansley Moon; brother ...

Habersham

Carrie Ann Wolter, 32, Clarkesville
A memorial service celebrating the life of Carrie Ann Wolter, age 32 of Richland, North Carolina and formerly of Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Hill ...

Hall

Mary Sue Gunter, 80, Lula
Mary Sue Gunter age 80 of Lula, Georgia died June 29, 2019 Service will be 3:00 p.m. Monday July 1, 2019 at the chapel of Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. Family will recev ...
Jonell Kennedy, 70, Gainesville
Jonell Kennedy age 70 of Gainesville passed away Saturday June 29, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Kennedy was born March 24, 1949 in Gainesville to the late ...

Jackson

Samuel Paul "Sammy" Seagraves, 54, Danielsville
Mr. Samuel Paul “Sammy” Seagraves, age 54, of Danielsville, GA died Friday, June 28, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Seagraves was born in At ...
Timothy Craig Thompson, 55, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Timothy Craig Thompson, age 55, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Mr. Thompson was born in Marietta, ...
Maj. Charles Dewayne Watts, age 71, of Hoschton, GA passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019. Maj. Watts is survived by his wife of 50 years, Brenda Jo (Shook) Watts; his son & d ...

White

Henry Howard Turk, Cleveland
Henry Turk, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019. Mr. Turk was born October 28, 1931 in Jackson County to the late John Herman Turk and Dora Fay Reed. He wa ...
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.