Local Obits for Tue. Aug 9th, 2011
Martha Mezick, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 9, 2011 following an extended illness.Born December 2, 1935 in Rabun County to the late Wesley and Lola Stubblefield, s ...
Lonnie Inez Heard age 93 passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011. She had been a resident of Forsyth County for the past 38 years. She was a member of Refuge Baptist Church. She was pr ...
John Kimsey Stephens, age 89, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.Mr. Stephens was born on May 21, 1922, in Hall County, Georgia, to the late Johnny K. and Flo ...
Janeze Faulkner Nalley, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Northwoods Retirement Home in Dahlonega, following an extended illness.Funeral services are ...
Bonnie Jean Hanson, age 59, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966
Jasen Lee Reynolds age 34, Gainesville. Graveside 1:30p.m. Thursday Alta Vista Cemetery. Ward's Funeral Home 758 Main Street S.W. Gainesville.
Rose Mary Hocking, 71, Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, August 09, 2011 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.Arrangements by Dahlonega Funeral Home, ...
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at Cools Springs Baptist Church for Mrs. Sarah Major Jenkins, 65, of Mableton, who passed away Tuesday, August 9, 20 ...
Mrs. Thelma McNeal McGinnis, age 96, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord and family, Tuesday, August 09, 2011, following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...
Mrs. Lena Rosemary A. Menzia, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Menzia was born in Jackson County to the late Jack and Edna M ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Fannie Lee Gravitt, 84, of Sautee-Nacoochee. Mrs. Gravitt passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at Northeast Georgia ...
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