Local Obits for Tue. May 5th, 2009
Stiles Jerry Owens, 63, of Dawsonville, GA died on May 5, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Stiles and Kate Owens.Jerry ...
Frances Virginia Mijal Moch, 72, passed away May 5, 2009 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Georgia. She was born Aug. 4, 1936, in Manchester, to Matthew and Stella Jajesnica Mijal ...
Catherine Madeline Carter, age 86 of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at St. Josephâ
Funeral services for Jewell Rohletter Welborn, age 87, of Mt. Airy, will be held on Friday, May 8, 2009, at 11;00 AM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Furman Lewis, Dr. Bill ...
Memorial services will be held Saturday May 9,2009 at 2:00 pm from the chapel of Little-Davenport Funeral Home, for Vicki Lee Pinner,56 of Flowery Branch.The family will receive fr ...
Willie Mae McGee, age 73 of Roper Hill Rd., Gainesville, Georgia, passed away May 5, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Grace St. John Williams, age 97, of Clayton, GA, formerly of Talmo, who passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Mrs. Williams was born o ...
Mrs. Patsy Lynn Frazier Toole, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega on Tuesday, May 05, 2009.Mrs. Toole was born on May 19, 1939 in Little R ...
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.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86