Local Obits for Sun. Jul 18th, 2010
Mrs. Pairlee Dorothy Densmore, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010. Funeral services will be held, Monday, July 19, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Ingram Funer ...
Jean C. Broome, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010, at her residence following an extended illness. Born in White County on April 12, 1934, she was a daughte ...
Irene Hart, age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following and extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for Wednesday, July ...
Mrs. Phyllis Zimmer,59 of Flowery Branch died Sunday July 18, 2010 at her residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral Home, SOUTH ...
Mr. J.W. Arnold Jr., age 87, of Nicholson, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010. Mr. Arnold was born on September 21, 1922 in Jefferson, a son of the late Mr. John W. Arnold Sr. an ...
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.