Local Obits for Mon. Jun 18th, 2012
Mr. John Francis Rylee, age 86 of Maysville died Monday, June 18, 2012 at Brighter Mornings. Mr. Rylee was the son of the late, Wilkie and Lily Smith Rylee. Mr. Rylee was a membe ...
Mary Edith Jones, 99 of Cumming, GA died on June 18, 2012 at Cumming Manor. Born in Mayfield, KY she was the daughter of the late Edward and Lottie Powers.She is survived by her c ...
John Hollingsworth Griscom Sr., age 94, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away June 18, 2012. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012 at First United Methodist Churc ...
Lesa Ann Godsey, age 51, of Gainesville passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thu ...
Mr. Harold L. Towe, age 76, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, June21, 201 ...
Mr. Clarence Augustas Whitworth, age 97, of Toccoa, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, June 18, 2012 at his home with his loving family by his side.Born on October 5, 1914 ...
Mrs. Betty Enroth Smith age 75 of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Monday June 18, 2012 at Northeast Ga Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was born in Gulfport Mississippi the daughter of the ...
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