Local Obits for Thu. May 7th, 2009
Mrs. Donna Lee Sharpe, age 55 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Gloria ...
Mr. Terry Lamar Stuckey, age 56 of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009. He was born in Mobile Alabama and a long time resident of Pascagoula, Mississippi. He was p ...
Loye Hammond, 71, of Oakwood died Thursday May 7, 2009 following a sudden illness.Born in Dawson County, he had lived in Hall County over 40 years. For many years Mr. Hammond was ...
Memorial Park Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Wanda Mae Hancock Harden, age 68, of Baker Road, Gainesville who passed away Thursday, May 07, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medi ...
Mrs. Winifred (Winnie) Jeannette Poole, 76 of Dunagan Road in Gainesville passed away peacefully Thursday May 7, 2009 at home with her family.Mrs. Poole was born in Hall County, Ge ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Edward Sikes, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, May 07, 2009.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, ...
Deborah Hansard West, age 53, of Cleveland, formerly of Demorest, passed away Thursday, May 07, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. West was born in Dekalb Cou ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Emily Hasson Anthony, age 83 of Sautee. Mrs. Anthony passed away Thursday, May 07, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical ...
Mrs. Wilma Ledford Barrett age 77 of Cleveland passed away Thursday May 7, 2009 at her residence following a 5 year battle with breast cancer.Mrs. Barrett, â
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