Local Obits for Sat. Oct 8th, 2011
Brian Richard Yount, 44, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away at home on October 8, 2011, after long health struggles.Funeral Services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, October 12, ...
Mr. David Wayne Morris Sr. age 50 of Winder passed away Saturday, October 8, 2011. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. October 12, 2011 at Lawson Funeral Home. The ...
Eva Lucille Bryant, age 60, of Flowery Branch, passed away Friday, October 7, 2011.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Memorial Park Fun ...
Born in Wrightsville on August 26, 1936, he was raised by a single mother and a stern grandfather. At age 17, he enlisted in the US Army and spent three years in Germany. After h ...
Maurice "Bud" Faulkner age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday October 8, 2011 following an extended illness. Mr. Faulkner was born on September 20, 1921 ...
Sonya Lee Mose age 50 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Saturday October 8, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral Arrangements are scheduled f ...
Mr. Willie Darrell Dorsey, age 66, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 08, 2011 at Gateway Nursing Home in Cleveland, Georgia following a brief illness.Funeral s ...
Mr. Larry Dean age 65 of Helen passed away Saturday ,October 8, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Dean was born in White County and was preceded in death by h ...
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.