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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 1st, 2019

Banks

Sheila Jenkins Cotton, 70, Maysville
Sheila Jenkins Cotton, age 70 of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.     Born in Weaver, Alabama on October 26, 1948, she was the daughter of the l ...

Forsyth

Ms. Catherine Anne Gilbreth died peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Georgia at the age of 59. Cat ...

Gwinnett

Branden Lane Gerena, 15, Buford
Branden Lane Gerena, age 15, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.  He is survived by his father, Leo Gerena; mother, Tabitha Scott Gerena; step-mother, Deonna Lee; ...
Wayne Tuggle, 64, Buford
Wayne Tuggle, age 64, of Buford, GA, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mell and Willie Mae Tuggle; sister, Evelyn Tuggle.  Mr. T ...

Habersham

Dr. Julius Napoleon “Buck” Hill, III., age 78 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 01, 2019. Born in Murphy, North Carolina on May 01, 1941, he was a ...

Hall

Richard D. Isaac, 74, Gainesville
Richard passed away on July 1, 2019, at his home in the presence of his wife, children and grandchildren who had vigilantly cared for him during his final days. Richard Dean Isa ...

White

Beatrice Mary Garey, 95, Cleveland
Beatrice Mary Garey, age 95 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Beatrice "Peg" Garey, 95, Cleveland
Beatrice "Peg" Garey, age 95 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. Mrs. Garey was born on March 7, 1924, in Burlington, Vermont, to the late Arthur a ...
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.