Local Obits for Wed. Jul 11th, 2012
Joseph Stephen Ventry, 80, of Winder, Georgia, died on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Gwinnett Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, he was the so ...
Marshall Young Wakefield, 52, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 11, 2012.Marshall was born April 4, 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of Southwest Dekalb High School, h ...
Stella Louise Pitts, age 70, a native of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Essie Chadwick; daughter, Hilda ...
Mrs. , age 71, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Prince ...
Bobby G. Carlisle, age 76 of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesv ...
Bobby Gene Carlile, age 76 of Braselton, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sc ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Edward "Bobby" Loggins, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Mr. Loggins was born in At ...
Mr. Roy Michael Lathren, age 61, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Lathren was born in Greenwood, SC to Ernest and Barbara Lathren of Greenwood, ...
Howard Young, 72, of Martin, Georgia passed away Wednesday July 11, 2012 following a period of declining health.Born August 11, 1939 in Dawson County to the late Broughton and Edna ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ida Vaden Mauck, age 96 of Cleveland. Mrs. Mauck passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2012. Mrs. Mauck was born in Jacksonv ...
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