Local Obits for Sun. Aug 19th, 2012
Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Deborah Louise Millwood age 35 of Gainesville. The Rev. Chris Brock will officiat ...
Funeral services for Lola Bell Hulsey age 96 of Lula, Ga. are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 2l,20l2, in Holly Springs Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemeter ...
Peggy Ann Thomas Grindle, age 66, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Westwood Nursing & Rehab Home in Archdale, North Carolina following an extended illn ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Ivey Renee Spiers, 64 of Commerce. Mrs. Spiers passed away at her residence on Sunday August 19th. Survivors include her husband, Creston S ...
Mary Lucy Cox, age 58, of Talmo passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012. Mary loved her family, horses, reading, fishing, animals and the outdoors. She is survived by her daughter Adal ...
Chief Magistrate Judge William Jeffrey "Jeff" Lowe, age 54, of Dahlonega, Georgia, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, Georgia f ...
Nancy Darlene Swartz, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Ms. Swartz was born May 9, 1944 in Cuba, Missouri to the late Noe ...
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