Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2011
Christine McPherson Worley, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a longtime member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Kathleen Caine, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her grandson, Ben Caine. ...
Barbara Maxine Kilbreath Munsey, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the Habersham Medical Center. Mrs. Munsey was born on August 16, ...
Joseph B. "JB" Balenger, Sr., Age 80 of Carrollton, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Balenger has been cremated and a memorial ser ...
Mrs. Alma Leo Vandiver, age 86, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011.She loved her family and was a devoted mother and mother in-law. She loved gardening and attended and loved ...
Mrs. Rayla Delorse Smith, age 53 of Braselton, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She loved her family very much. She was a registered nurse with Pruitt Health Care. The fa ...
Mrs. Melissa Scarbrough, age 47, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011.Melissa Scarbrough has always been a loving Mother, wife and friend. She really enjoyed spending ...
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