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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 30th, 2019

Banks

Hilda Ann Blalock, 70, Alto
Hilda Ann Blalock, age 70 of Alto, passed away Sunday, June 30. Ms. Blalock was born May 23, 1949 to the late Charlie L. Gee and Sara Stowe Gee. Hilda was a former care giver an ...

Forsyth

Jeffrey Arnold Hacker, 50, Cumming
Jeffrey Arnold Hacker, 50, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, June 30th. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Hacker, his parents, Arnold and Virginia Hacker, his sister Joan Haddi ...

Gwinnett

Diane L. Richards, 79, Sugar Hill
Diane L. Richards, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, Jack Thomas Richards, Sr. She is ...

Hall

Kathleen Rachel Boring, Gainesville
Kathleen Rachel Boring of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Celebration of life will be held at a later date.   Condolences may be expresse ...
Ruth Acevedo, 58, Gainesville
Ruth Acevedo, 58 of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday July 1, 20 ...

Jackson

David Bohanan, Jefferson
David Bohanan passed peacefully Sunday June 30, 2019.  David was preceded in death by his father William Lewis Bohanan, mother Alma Laverne (Hodges) Bohanan and brother Gregor ...
Charles Laverne Gailey, 74, Commerce
Mr. Charles Laverne Gailey, age 74, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Chatuge Regional Hospital.  Mr. Gailey was born in Commerce to the late Frank T. and Ruby Lan ...
James Ronald Wayne Hardigree, 45, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.  Ron was born to Twanda Kay Hardigree on August 12, 1973, in Atlanta, GA.  He is ...

Lumpkin

Mary Viola Baliles, 93, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Viola Baliles, age 93, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Mrs. Baliles was born in Lumpkin County on November 4, 1925 to the late Alfonso an ...

Other

Pat G. Singleton, 79, Atlanta
Pat G. Singleton, 79, of Atlanta, Georgia, died June 30, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia at Lake Lanier surrounded by his family. He was born in Anniston, Alabama to Gardner Shacklefo ...
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.