Local Obits for Sat. Apr 9th, 2011
Eugene Free, age 74, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia, following an extended illness. Mr. Free ...
Alfred David Sisk, age 85, of Forsyth County, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011. He was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Alfred is preceded in death by his loving wife o ...
Brian Scott Waring, 40, of Cumming, GA died on April 9, 2011 at Emory Hospital in Decatur. Born in New York, Brian was the son of Jerry and Nancy Waring of Cumming, GA.Brian was a ...
Maresa Graves Bowen, 46, of Canton, GA died on April 9, 2011. Born in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Freddie and Barbara Graves of Cumming, GA.A graduate of Forsyth County High ...
Ruth Mills Heard, age 88, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011. Ruth was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was active many church, school and community activ ...
Mattie Rebecca Cheek Kilgore of Buford died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the age of 95, after a brief illness. She was born in Buford, Georgia, June 5, 1915.She was predeceased by h ...
Edna Morrison Ray age 82 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Saturday April 9, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday April 11 ...
Marie Jones Bridges, Professor Emeritus, North Georgia College and State University, died on Saturday, April 9, 2011, from complications of Parkinson's Disease. She was prece ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died