Local Obits for Mon. Oct 10th, 2011
Timothy Michael Culligan, age 64, of Suwanee, passed away Monday, October 10, 2011. He worked for Parsons Brinckerhoff for 30 years and worked the last 5 years with AECOM. He was ...
Heaven has a new Angel, and earth has lost a Saint! Carol Hudson Eure, Sr., 85, peacefully passed away on Monday evening, October 10, 2011, surrounded by his children and grandchil ...
Mrs. Era Belle Gilstrap Villyard, age 95, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 10, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled fo ...
Mrs. Lois Betty Kock Murtaugh, 82 of Gainesville, died October 10, 2011 at Lanier Village Estates following an extended illness. Born February 16, 1929 to Minnie (Schemmel) and Ha ...
Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church for Lucille Ernestine Henry who died Monday, October 10, 2011, after an extended ...
Pauline "Pinkey" Reeves, age 53, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011. A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Charleston, SC.Memor ...
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.