Local Obits for Mon. Jul 23rd, 2012
Michael Whatley, age 46 of Cumming, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012. He was member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. He loved his friends, and loved caring for his parents. He was ...
JANICE COLEMAN GREEN, age 64, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, following an illness.Mrs. Green was born on April 22, 1948, in Mt. Airy, Georgia. She was ...
Patricia Shields-Wainberg, age 66 of Lula, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta following a brief illness. Memorial se ...
Arthur Ernst Holdt (Art), 95, of Naples, Florida formerly of Demorest Georgia passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012. Born May 30, 1917, Art grew up in several Northeast Georgia town ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mary Ross Robarts, age 85, of Carnesville, GA, who passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012. Mrs. Robarts was born in New York City, NY, a dau ...
Walter Eugene Mance, 79, of Clayton, Georgia passed away July 23, 2012 at Augusta Burn Center.He was born in Hartwell, GA, and was the son of Eugene Walter (Buster) Mance and Icy M ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Richard Dean Simpson, age 66 of Cleveland. Mr. Simpson passed away Monday, July 23, 2012 at his residence.A graveside ...
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