Local Obits for Wed. Nov 16th, 2011
Robert Lawrence "Larry" Sheppard, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 16, 2011 at Atlanta Medical Center.Born in Norfolk, VA in 1935 to the late Robert and ...
Joseph Keith Biggs, 56, of Cumming, GA died on November 16, 2011 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Nashville, TN he was the son of Bobby and Johnny Biggs of White Bluff, TNJo ...
Mildred Norrell, age 94, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Mildred was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rich ...
Kevin Garth Neenan, 51, of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Kevin was born in New Hartford, NY, the son of William and Norma Roberts Neenan. He gradu ...
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mrs. Frances Roberts, 79, of Cornelia. Interment wi ...
Randy Cole, age 51, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Mr. Cole was born on October 8, 1960, in Habersham County, Georgia; a son of Maevrie Whee ...
Bertha Mae Garrett Hogan, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at her residence following an extended illnessFuneral services are scheduled for Saturd ...
Mrs. Margaret Anne (Graham) Velazco, age 67, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Her m ...
Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, November 19, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mr. Ralph Edwin McIntyre, 60, of Gainesville. Interm ...
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