Local Obits for Mon. Dec 12th, 2011
Eva Pendley, age 99, of Cumming, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011. Mrs. Pendley was a member of Daves Creek Baptist Church. Eva and her husband owned Clyde Pendley Feed and Po ...
Dean Allison, age 68, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday Morning, December 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are sch ...
Mrs. Margery D. Nelson, 83, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 12, 2011, following a period of declining health. Born in Cambridge Ma on January 3, 1928, she was the daug ...
Mrs. Nancy Smith, age 52, of Gainesville, GA died Monday, December 12, 2011 at her home following a sudden illness.Nancy was born in Atlanta, grew up in Canton, GA, and had lived i ...
Perna Tench Thomason, age, 93, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on May 14, 1918, in Banks County, she was the daugh ...
Willie Jerelle Mathis, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Graveside services are sche ...
William I. Hooper, age 79, of Jefferson, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011.Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfu ...
Bealer Ricky Hardin, 56, of Dahlonega, GA passed away at his home on Monday, December 12, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of Dahlonega of loved to hunt, fish and raise Dachshund& ...
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