Local Obits for Fri. Apr 20th, 2012
Lonnie D. Jones, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 20, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Born June 2, 1933 in Lumpkin County to the late Pool and Edna Jones ...
Harold Robert McNichols, Jr., 75 of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, April 20, 2012. He was a long time resident of Georgia. He retired from SunTrust Bank with 25 years of service ...
Mr. Harold W. Elrod, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, April 20, 2012. Memorial Park NORTH RIVERSIDE Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Holcomb Williams, age 91 of Commerce died Friday, April 20, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Williams was born in Hull to the late, Albert Edward and Myrt ...
Mr. William "Bill" Adrian Warwick, age 79, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 20, 2012. Bill had retired from the United States Air Force in 1973 with 23 years of ser ...
John (Jack) Neal White, age 90, of Clayton, GA, passed away at his residence Thursday, April 19, 2012.He was born in White County, Georgia and was the son of the late John Hiram an ...
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