Local Obits for Sun. Apr 1st, 2012
Edward Eugene Lewis (Ed), 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home peacefully during an afternoon nap to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 1, 2012. He was born in Mille ...
Jewell Dean Stargel Smith, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Mr. Ray E. Bridger, age 80, of Gainesville entered his Heavenly Home on Sunday, April 1, 2012, surrounded by family, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 11:00 a. ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Claude Wesley Lynn, 65, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Saturday March 31, 2012 at his residence.Mr. Lynn was born March 18, 1947 in ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Louise Borders, age 65, of Hoschton, GA, who passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Mrs. Borders was born in Atlanta, GA, a daugh ...
Ricky Joel McDuffie, age 43 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012. Mr. McDuffie was born June 04, 1968 in Jackson County. He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy J ...
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