Local Obits for Tue. Mar 29th, 2011
Claude C. Perry, age 83, of Fayetteville formerly of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011. He was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Mr. Perry was a Un ...
Martha (Marthie) Pruitt, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Marthie worked as a nurse's aide for over 30 years at Cumming Convalescence Home and was a me ...
Dale Clark Waters, age 47 of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at his residence following a brief illness.Born in Atlanta, GA on August 20, 1963, he was the son of ...
Mrs. Carol Ethridge Crowell, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at her residence following a short illness. A memorial service is sched ...
Mr. John F. Schrader Sr., age 67, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at his residence. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 12:00 pm at No ...
Talmadge Albert Tomlin, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Peachtree Hospice Center of Duluth following an extended illness. Memorial servi ...
Mr. Thomas Junior Morris, age 90 of Commerce died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at BJC Nursing Home. Mr. Morris was born in Banks County to the late, Thomas Christopher and Mary Eugene ...
Mrs. Kathy Lunsford Grizzle, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Kathy was born May 1, 1952 in Blue R ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ms Helen Lawson Wiley, age 80 of Cleveland. Ms. Wiley passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cen ...
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.