Local Obits for Sat. Feb 19th, 2011
Arthur Guy Unbehant, age 65, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Unbehant was born on June 8, 1945, in Ma ...
Elizabeth Boswell Rudolph, age 92, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2011 at her Atlanta residence following a brief illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Monda ...
Mrs. Estelle Whitworth Gailey, 95 of Clermont passed away on Friday, February 18,2011,after a brief illness. Mrs. Gailey was born in Franklin County,the daughter of the late Roxy ...
Geneva Lou Trotter, 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday February 19, 2011 at New Horizons North Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held Tuesday ...
Josephine Claire Grimm McMahan, May 5,1913 - February 19,2011. Josephine Claire Grimm McMahan,97, of Clermont, Georgia passed away February 19,2011, following an extended illness. ...
Mrs. Sara Alice Whitsel, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Whitsel was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Cecil ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Willis H. Leach, 78, of Commerce who died Saturday Feb. 19, 2011. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at Blacks Cre ...
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