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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 8th, 2019

Forsyth

Myron Brantley Milford, 64, Cumming
Myron Brantley Milford, age 64, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019.  Myron was born in 1954, to the late Hulett and Jessie Lee Milford.  He was a member of ...

Gwinnett

Matilda M. “Cissy” Mitchell, age 92 of Dacula, GA, died Monday, July 8, 2019. Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...

Hall

Deputy Nicolas Blane Dixon, 28, Gainesville
 Deputy Nicolas Blane Dixon, 28, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, ...
Louise Betty Frazier, 83, Gainesville
Louise Betty Frazier age 83 of Gainesville passed away Monday July 8, 2019 at the Oaks at Scenic View. Mrs. Frazier was born April 10, 1936 in Dahlonega to the late Ted & Ar ...
Robin Denise Gee Lathem, 54, Gainesville
Robin Denise Gee Lathem age 54 of Gainesville passed away Monday July 8, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Lathem was born July 16, 1964 in Hall County to the late Joe Downey & Ch ...
Charles E. Musselwhite, 87, Gainesville
Charles E. Musselwhite, 87, peacefully passed away at home on the night of Monday, July 8th, 2019. He was born February 2nd, 1932, in Cordele, Georgia, where he excelled in athl ...
Nancy Jean Myers, 79, Gainesville
Nancy Jean Myers, 79, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 08, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in the Chapel of Me ...

Jackson

Shirley E. Thompson, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shirley E. Thompson, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, July 8, 2019. Mrs. Thompson was born in Athens, G ...

Other

James E. Anderson, 88, Savannah formerly of Dawsonville
James E. Anderson, 88, of Savannah, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Monday July 8, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 2, 1931 to the l ...
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.