Local Obits for Wed. Oct 5th, 2011
Guy "Ronnie" Mullinax, age 60, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011. He was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church. He loved to hunt and fish. Ronnie is pr ...
Mr. George M. Howarth III, age 69, of Forsyth County, passed away at his residence, Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Nellie Howarth of Cumming; ...
Ralph Frederick Gordon, age 89, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011 He was an Army veteran of WWII and a member of the VFW. Ralph was a volunteer for the Northside F ...
Andrew J. Boatwright, age 87, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Boatwright was born on January 23, 1924, ...
Charles E. "Chad" Moser, Jr., age 76, of Jasper, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Decatur, Georgia, after a short illn ...
Anthony Capote Seda, age 21 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a motorcycle accident.Funeral services are sc ...
Mrs. Sarah Howington, age 88, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at her residence.Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 pm Saturday, October 08, 201 ...
Charlene "Happy" Gabriel Whitey, age 57, of Cleveland, GA., passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held on Wedn ...
Velma Allen Jenkins age 77 formerly of Sautee-Nacoochee passed away October 5, 2011 after an extended illness. She was born January 4, 1934, and raised in Sautee-Nachoochee Valley, ...
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