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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 2nd, 2019

Forsyth

Mr. Jose Luis Hernandez Lopez 64, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Visitation will be in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home on Friday, July 5, 2019 ...

Gwinnett

Matei Istudor, 78, Lawrenceville
Hamilton Mill Funeral Home announces the death of Matei Istudor, Sr. Service for Matei Istudor, Sr., age 78 of Lawrenceville, GA, will be held Saturday, ...
Mr. William Johnson Sr. of Buford,GA passed July 2,2019.   Arrangements announced later.  

Habersham

Dottie Gragg Cook, 62, Alto
Dottie Gragg Cook, age 62 of Alto, passed away on July 2, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on November 29, 1956 to the late Chester and Rhoda Owensby Gragg. Mrs. Cook managed the ...
John Henry Jones, 72, Lula
John Henry Jones, age 72, of Lula died on July 2, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, Clermont, Ga.  ...

Other

John Calvin "J.C." Bennington, Jr., 40, of Chamblee, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his residence.  He was born to the late, John Calvin Bennington, Sr. ...

White

Michael Aaron Rowe, 69, Cleveland
 Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Michael Aaron Rowe Sr. age 69 of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. It was Mr. Rowe's wish ...
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.