Local Obits for Tue. Oct 11th, 2011
Annie Lee King, 83, of Johns Creek, GA died at Emory Johns Creek Hospital on October 11, 2011. Born in St. Clair Springs, AL, she was the daughter of the late William and Maudie J ...
John Thomas Smith, age 84, formerly of Canton, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011. He was an avid fox hunter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years Polly Anne Smith.S ...
James Richard Morris, age 54, of Suwanee, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Merrilee Morris of Suwanee; children, Alexander Earl Morris, Alletta Le ...
Arthur Kenneth Parker, age 70 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Frances Patricia "Patti" Penley, age 71, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at her residence of natural causes.Memorial services are scheduled for F ...
Jane Gale Barnes of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Habersham County for the past 11 years, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial ...
Claude Ferdinand Kilby, 84, of Clayton, GA, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011. He was born in Rabun County and was the son of the late Ferd Cartilue and Oza Christine Coffee K ...
Mrs. Barbara Ruth Mercer Beall, age 75, of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at her residence following a sudden unexpected battle with cancer. Memorial serv ...
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