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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 5th, 2019

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Floy Sheffield, 87, Winder
Floy Sheffield, 87, of Winder passed away Wednesday June 5, 2019 following a period of declining health. Born June 17, 1931 in Dawson County to the late Robert and Sallie Burt, ...

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Betty Jean Barnett, 85, Cumming
Betty Jean Barnett, 85, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019.  She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Cumming.  Betty was a loving mother, wife, gr ...

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Gwen Hutcheson, Jefferson
Gwen Hutcheson died peacefully in her sleep on June 5, 2019. Gwen was born in Porterdale, Georgia on February 5, 1928 to Rosa Lee Tomlin Norris and William Thomas Norris, Sr. Fo ...
Charles Dale Vetrovsky, 83, Hoschton
Mr. Charles Dale Vetrovsky, age 83, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at The Oaks of Braselton, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be on June 15 at 1 ...
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.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86