Local Obits for Tue. Jun 28th, 2011
Mrs. Mamie Lou Williams, age 85 of Commerce died Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Northridge Nursing Home. Mrs. Williams was born in Banks County to the late, Ralph and Mamie Sanders Bec ...
Mr. Larry E. Winkler, age 64, of Cumming, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a Sergeant with the Dekalb County Police Department retiring afte ...
Tracy Lewis Cross, age 41, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Mr. Cross was born in Habersham County, Georgia, on November 22, 1969. He was the son of Dwa ...
Mrs. Louella M. Wright, age 74, of Flowery Branch GA passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at New Horizons North.Mrs. Wright was born in Mackville, Kentucky to the late Jason and ...
Thomas Gerald Brown, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Graveside services are scheduled ...
Mr. Weyman Bryant Wheeler ., age 82 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Wheeler was born May 9, 1929 in Atlanta to the late Jam ...
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