Local Obits for Thu. Jan 13th, 2011
Nell Heard, age 92 of Buford, GA died Thursday, January 13, 2011. Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 16th, at 3PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Farrell Presley w ...
Connie McCall Poole, age 99, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Mrs. Poole was born in Bacon County, GA on January 28, 1911, to the late James Berry a ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Cecile Pressley Stevenson, age 98 of Hoschton, who passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Mrs. Stevenson was born on August 3, 1 ...
G.A. "Lefty" Cronic passed away on January 13, 2011, at New Horizons North in Gainesville, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Mattie Lee Cronic and a ...
Michael James Johnson, age 60 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 13 at his residence. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Richard "Ricky Tagalong" Wayne Grindle, age 49 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are s ...
Troy James Roper, age 55 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness, surrounded by his loving family.A memorial service will ...
Robert Don Hilts, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Habersham Medical Center.Mr. Hilts was born June 4, 1931 in Flushing, Michigan to the late Clifford ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ronald Cravey, age 72, of Cleveland. Mr. Cravey passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2011 at his residence following a ...
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.