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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 9th, 2019

Dawson

Barbara Jeanette Duke, 83, Dawsonville
Barbara Jeanette Duke, age 83, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019.  Barbara was born in 1935, to the late Joe and Ella Loggins. In addition to her parents, s ...

Forsyth

James (Jim) Henry Sewell, age 92, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019.  Jim was born in 1926, to the late Jasper Henry and Myrtice Sewell. He was the oldest male ...

Habersham

Bryan Turk, 49, Cornelia
Bryan Turk, age 49, of Habersham County, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on November 17, 1969 to Bobby Frank Turk and the late Ollie “Jean&r ...

Hall

On June 9, 2019, Maxine Talley Bruce Barnes passed away peacefully at North Georgia Medical Center.  Visitation for friends and family will be held at Little and Davenport, ...
Henry D. Cochran, 94, Gainesville
A celebration of life will be held for Henry D. Cochran, 94 of Gainesville in the chapel at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. The family will rece ...
John Marshall Melvin, 79, Gainesville
 John Marshall Melvin, 79, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. this Saturday, June 15, at First Presb ...
Myles Jacob Spaulding, inf, Gainesville
Myles Jacob Spaulding of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Fune ...
Charlotte Wilson Castleberry, 76, passed away in her Gainesville, GA home surrounded by her loving family Sunday, June 9, 2019. Charlotte’s life began soon after two siste ...

Stephens

Randall Keith Aldrich, 66, Toccoa
Mr. Randall Keith Aldrich, age 66 of Ed Davis Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Burdell and Ruby Manley Aldrich, he was born Dece ...
Aaron Wayne Stargel, 45, Toccoa
Mr. Aaron Wayne Stargel, age 45 of Christine Circle, Toccoa passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence. A son of Kaye Bachman Stargel and the late Victor Stargel, he was ...

White

Linda Jean Coker Hall, 70, Cleveland
Mrs. Linda Jean Coker Hall, age 70, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. Mrs. Hall was born on August 31, 1948, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Harvey and Catherine Hol ...
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