Local Obits for Sun. Apr 17th, 2011
Bruce E. Snyder, 57, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away on Sunday April 17th, 2011. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. The family will be announcing a Memorial Ser ...
Clarence Gazaway, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and a longtime member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Clarence ...
Walton Robert Green, Jr., age 76, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011. He was a lifelong resident of the area and attended Hopewell Baptist Church. Walton is preceded in ...
Joseph Serra, age 85 of Clarkesville passed away, Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Serra was born August 16, 1925 in Pennsylvania to the late Luigi an ...
Shirley Anne Jones Lingle, age 74, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011Mrs. Lingle was born in Eastman, GA on August 26, 1936 to Fred and Grace Jones. Mrs. Lingle a ...
Mr. Stanley "Stan" Leroy Truelove, age 55, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funer ...
Mrs. Joyce Barrett Aikens, age 66, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, April 17, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Aikens was born in Jackson County to the late Grady and Lola Robinson Barret ...
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.