Local Obits for Sun. Jan 11th, 2009
Alexander Van Ess, age 21 of Milton, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 11, 2009 at his residence. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date. Online condolences ...
Eleanor Joyce Jenkins, age 69 of Ball Ground, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home. She was survived by her husband of 53 years, Charle ...
Ms. Lottie Bell Payne, age 83 of Canton, formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2009. Ms. Payne was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in d ...
David Perry Martin, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2009 in Gainesville. Funeral service will be Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 2:00 PM at Little ...
Mary Ila Robinson, age 92, of Memorial Park Rd., Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday January 11, 2009 at Willowood Nursing Center following anextended illness.Graveside services wil ...
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Benjamin Almand age 69 of Helen. Mr. Almand passed away Sunday, January 11, 2009 at Athens Regional Medical center. Mr. ...
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.