Local Obits for Thu. Jul 1st, 2010
PATRICIA G. COOK, age 86, of Alto, GA passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010. Mrs. Cook was born in Toledo, Ohio on January 8, 1924 to the late Gordon Samuel and Oril Ellena Yates Gi ...
Mrs. Lila Fay Smith, age 68 of Forsyth County, passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Candler Clayton and Mattie Sue Mathis; sister, Betty Jo ...
Mrs. Geneva Carolyn (Cooley) Wineinger, age 75, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010 at New Horizons West Nursing Home in Gainesville following an extended il ...
Ms. Mae Berry Devlin, age 82, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.A memorial visitation service is sc ...
Reverend Thomas James Helton, age 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Wessie Dell Watson, age 100 died Monday, June 28, 2010. Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 1pm at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanner, Flow ...
Mr. Jimmy David Collins, Sr., age 58, of Ila, GA died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at his residence. Mr. Collins was born in Fulton County, GA to the late Jimmy Hamilton and Barbara A ...
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Dorothy M. Nusser, age 85 of Cleveland. Mrs. Nusser passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announc ...
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.