Local Obits for Mon. Oct 28th, 2013
Curtis Ross Ragan, 75, of Dawsonville passed away October 28, 2013 in Hospice care at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born September 26, 1938 in Grady County, GA to the late Eddie ...
James Leroy Hargreave, 90 of Cumming, GA died at his home on October 28, 2013. Born in Wilkes Barre, PA he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Hargreave. His beloved wife, ...
Frank H. Brown, II, age 54 of Auburn, GA died Sunday, October 27, 2013. Mr. Brown has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Frank is survived by his wife, Suzanne B ...
David Earl Watson, age 71 of Clarkesville passed away Monday, October 28, 2013. Born on December 20, 1941, Mr. Watson was the son of the late H. Earl and Mildred Dalton Watson. He ...
Mrs. Maxine A. Mann, age 82, of Braselton passed away Monday, October 28, 2013 at New Horizons
Gwendolyn C. Farris, age 80, of Ball Ground passed away Monday, October 28, 2013. She was a caring and loving mother who was always ready to travel and loved her animals. Survivor ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.