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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 7th, 2019

Forsyth

Nina Anita Lynn Bagley, 60, Cumming
Nina Anita Lynn Bagley, age 60, born September 22, 1958 in Duluth, GA, passed in peace on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her father, Brenton A. Bagley; ...
Willis Donald Padgett, 83, Cumming
Willis Donald Padgett, 83, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Mr. Padgett was predeceased in death by his loving wife Martha Padgett. Also, by his brother ...

Gwinnett

Yves Delatour, 42, Lilburn
Yves Delatour, 42, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 Visitation will be held on July 20, 2019 from 12:00 – 2:00pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home an ...
Ms. Heidi Kaarina Ana-Mari Selder, age 70, of Buford, Georgia, formerly of Elliott in the city of Pittsburgh, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019  Private Family Services ...

Habersham

Dr. Wayne W. Schroyer, 88, Clarkesville
Dr. Wayne W. Schroyer, 88, of Clarkesville, Georgia, peacefully entered the Lord’s presence surrounded by loved ones, in his final days on July 7th, 2019 following a long ill ...

Hall

William Eugene “Gene” Grizzle died following a battle with cancer in his home surrounding by his family on July 7, 2019 in Murrayville, Ge ...
Carolyn Rebecca "Becky" Mashburn, age 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. Becky is survived by her two brothers, IV Mashburn and Ronnie Mashburn; ...
Sylvia Joan Vickers, 74, Oakwood
Sylvia Joan Vickers, 74 of Oakwood passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. Vickers was the daughter of t ...

Jackson

Mary Lanelle Davis Long, 79, Hoschton
Mary Lanelle Davis Long, age 79, of Hoschton passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Friday July 12, 2019 at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Chur ...

Other

Arthur (Art) George Metzger, II, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 7th, 2019.  Art passed away suddenly at the age of 68, of natural causes,&n ...

White

Steven Paul Hitz, 74, Cleveland
Steven Paul Hitz age 74 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Clev ...
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.