Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2012
Darryl Bruce Fore, age 68, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. Bruce loved working with the children at Easter Seal Headstart, his family, his friends, Raschal his dog, ...
Patsy Ann Dollar Wiley, age 77 of Buford, GA entered in to Heaven Saturday, July 21, 2012 after an extended illness. Patsy was a native of Buford but traveled many years outside of ...
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Pretchel "Lillie Mae" Brady Pitts, age 90 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2012, at her resid ...
Mr. James Agbert Phagan age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday July 21, 2012 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral Services are scheduled for Mon ...
Mr. James William Craven, age 91 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Brighter Mornings. Mr. Craven was born in Jefferson to the late, Bill and Annie Craven. M ...
Jerry Ann (Jerrett) Bishop age 67 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July21, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for Thursday J ...
Jimmy Ray Gaddis, a beloved Daddy & Papa, died at 64 on Saturday July 21, 2012. After a courageous seven-month battle with melanoma cancer, Jimmy passed away peacefully at NE G ...
Mr. James Edwin Ivester, age 68, of Toccoa, passed away, Saturday, July 21, 2012 at his home. Born September 17, 1943 in Franklin County, he was a son of the late Stephens Odis and ...
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