Local Obits for Thu. Aug 20th, 2009
Refugio Jesusita Hernandez, age 87 of Dawsonville, GA formally of Montezuma, Ga. passed away Thursday morning, August 20, 2009.A funeral mass was held Saturday, Aug. 22 at St. Mich ...
Mrs. Betty Jo Boling, age 73. of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009. She was a life long resident of Forsyth County and a member of Cross Plains Baptist Ch ...
Fransico Martinez Tinoco, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 am, Saturday ...
Lori Diane Kelley, age 16, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009. She was born in Habersham County on May 30, 1993. Ms. Kelley was a Junior at Habersham Central Hi ...
David Wayne Roe, age 53, of Woods Hill Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Graveside ser ...
Mr. Larry Tanner, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.Funeral servi ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Dean Bradley Parks, age 86, of the Holly Springs Community, Pendergrass, who passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009. Mrs. Pa ...
David Thomas Morris, age 38, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday, August 20, 2009 of injuries sustained when struck by a vehicle while assisting a motorist-in-need during heavy rain sto ...
Mr. Myron R. Courtney, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August, 20, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Courtney was born November 25, 1916 in Washin ...
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