Local Obits for Mon. May 16th, 2011
Mrs. Toni Marie Parker, age 54, of Norcross, Georgia, formerly of Habersham County, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2011, at Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest, Georgia. No ...
Haskell Edward Lewallen, age 87, of Clarkesville, GA passed away Monday, May 16, 2011.Born in Banks County, GA on October 30, 1923, he was the son of the late Dank and Lula Smith L ...
A celebration of the life of Mrs. Nell Whelchel Wiegand will take place at 11AM Wednesday May 18th, 2011 at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. The service will be preceded ...
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Zion Hill Baptist Church for Mrs. Dorothy Barker Martin, 85, of Flowery Branch. The Rev. Scott Wilson and R ...
Mr. John Henry Little who resided in Gainesville, Georgia was born on December 11, 1917 died Monday May 16, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family. John Henry was retired ...
Kenneth Michael Dankel died on May 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia, following a brief illness. Born August 11, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, he ...
Monroe Jackson Carlan, age 88, of Alto, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Hall County, GA, on the October 07, 1922, he was the son of the ...
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