Local Obits for Fri. Mar 23rd, 2012
Helen Bell, age 72 of Cumming, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012. She loved crafts, Steven Ministries and The Rosary Group. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her daughter, Tammy ...
Mrs. Mary Warrington of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at White Oaks at Lanier Assisted Living Home in Cumming. She was 99 years old. Mr. Warrington was born in Cum ...
Phyllis G. Kelly, 84, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 23rd, 2012.Memorial Service arrangements will be announced once all have been completed.Arrangements by By ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ardill Frances McCannon, age 83, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012. Mrs. McCannon was born in Walker Mt., GA, a ...
Livingston Mercier Dickerson Jr., age 75, of Commerce passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012 at his residence with his loving wife by his side. He was born in Madison County the so ...
Mr. William "Bill" Carpenter, age 81 of Suches, GA, died March 23, 2012.Mr. Carpenter was born in Hayesville, NC. He grew up in Clayton, GA before moving to Suches, GA wh ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.