Local Obits for Mon. Dec 17th, 2012
Tommy Pinion, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday December 17, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.Born August 11, 1931 to the late John and Ruby Pinion ...
Evelyn Walden Farmer, age 87, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012. She was preceded in death by: husband, Hulon F. Farmer; parents, Lee and Annie Walden; and br ...
Clarence Robinson Jr., 84, of Gainesville, Ga. departed his life on Monday, December 17th 2012, following an extended illness.Clarence was a born on June 30 1928 and became a faith ...
Thomas Ralph Martin, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Mr. Carl Ernest Wimpy, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, December 17, 2012 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega.Carl was a native of Lumpkin County and a Graduate of Lum ...
Sloan Satterfield, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012 at Habersham Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Satterfield was born June 25, 1943 in G ...
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