Local Obits for Mon. Jun 6th, 2011
Jessie Lee Fagan, age 90, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Jessie is preceded in death by ...
Y-vonna Marie Krekel, 52, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 6th, 2011 at Embracing Hospice. She was predeceased by her son, Daniel Lee Krekel, father and brother.She is survived b ...
Dorothy Crow Erwin, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Habersham County Medical Center.Mrs. Erwin was born on February 23, 1925, in Habersham Coun ...
Zell Rogers Sims, age 94, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Habersham Home West in Demorest, Georgia. Mrs. Sims was born on January 8, 1917, in Towns Coun ...
Bertie Prather, age 83, of Gainesville, died Monday, June 6, 2011. Arrangements to be announced by Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00p.m. Wednesday June 8, 2011 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Charles Edward "Eddie" Burruss, age 68 of Gainesville. ...
Memorial services honoring the life of Chesley George "C.G." Williams, Sr., age 92, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, June 9, ...
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Chris Peck, 41, who passed away June 6, 2011 Complete arrangements will be announced by Little & Davenport Funeral Ho ...
Doris "Dot Dot" Williamson, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, June 06, 2011 following an extended illness.Mrs. ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carlotta A. Shields, age 39, of Jefferson, who passed away on June 6, 2011. Mrs. Shields was born in Jackson County, a daughter to Ma ...
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