Local Obits for Mon. Nov 7th, 2011
Juanita Patricia 'Pat' Deupree, 83, of Alpharetta, GA died Tuesday, November 7, 2011.Pat was born September 3, 1928 to Katie Mae and Layfette Walker in Joiner Arkansas. ...
Richard Clark Byrd, 67, of Cumming, GA died at Embracing Hospice House on November 7, 2011. Born in Toccoa, GA he was the son of the late Harold and Emily Byrd.Richard spent his c ...
Sam Jones Tribble, age 56, of Cumming, Ga. passed away Monday, November 7, 2011. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his son, Scott Tribble; pa ...
James Brown House, beloved husband and father, passed away on November 7, 2011.He was born on January 24, 1934 in Danville, Kentucky to the late James House and the late Margaret B ...
Justin Kyle Harrell, age 23, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Monday, November 7, 2011. Justin was a 2007 Graduate of Chestatee High School. Justin's heart was as big as his sm ...
Mrs. Frances Martin Adams, age 87 of Nicholson died Monday, November 7, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Adams was born in Hall County to the late, Guy and Ester Deaton Martin. Mrs. Ad ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sheila Ann Yarbrough Standridge, age 74, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, November 7, 2011.Mrs. Standridge was born in Jeffer ...
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