Local Obits for Wed. Jun 15th, 2011
Claudia "Frances" Streetman Roebuck age 78 of Winder, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Frances was a long time member of Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy. She l ...
Mr. Eli Petitt, age 84, of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at a private care facility following an extended illness. Mr. Petitt was born on December 26, 1926, in ...
James Wright, age 74, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. No formal services will be held at this time. Those wishing to express condolences to the Wright fa ...
Kaylee Kipp, age 18 months of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 17, 2011 at 11:00 in the Chapel of Mason & Ward Funera ...
Pamela Kay Dangar, 61 of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. at McDonald and Son Chapel, Cummin ...
Thomas Wayne Standridge was born July 3, 1922 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Boyd and Ola Mae Standridge. He entered into heaven on June 15, 2011 after a brief illness. Wayne S ...
Mrs. Mary Lucille Dorsey, age 92, of Sautee, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Dorsey was a native and lifetime resident of ...
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