Local Obits for Tue. Oct 15th, 2013
Dorothy Belle Reed, 83 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at her residence. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to cook, play cards and d ...
Robert Christian Nygaard, 79, of Cumming, GA died at his home on October 15, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Verner and Helen Nygaard. His sister, Mary Helen ...
Ms. Cornelia Carolyn Jones age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday October 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Octo ...
Mrs. Lorene Myers Talley, 81 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 15, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County, she lived most of her life in Gainesvill ...
Sumter Powell, 54, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. He was born to Lula & Sumter Powell Sr. on March 6, 1959 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta. He was known to many in his ...
Douglas H. Moore, age 61, of Alpharetta, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 following a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Virginia Moore. Survivors ...
Mrs. Gladys Dean, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View.Mrs. Dean was born in White County, the daughter of the late Anna Johnson Pil ...
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