Local Obits for Fri. Dec 6th, 2013
Tate Head, age 76, of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013. Tate was a resident of Cherokee County for 59 years and a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Survivors inclu ...
Mary J. Hutto, age 89 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Friday, December 6, 2013. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, December, 8, 2013 at 3:00PM at First Baptist Church, Buford. Rev ...
Mrs. Ann Short Roberts Prather, 81 of Gainesville died Friday December 6, 2013. Born in Commerce, Ga., Mrs. Prather had lived in Gainesville for all of her life. She was the daught ...
Christopher Michael Warga, age 30, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, December 6, 2013. Memorial Service scheduled for 3:00 pm Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Memorial Park ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday December 8, 2013 at Midway United Methodist Church for Louise Hazel Turpin age 87 of Gillsville. The Rev. Howard Bledsoe and Rev ...
Shirley T Rowe of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 after an extended illness at her residence. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Terry Rowe. ...
Mr. J.O. Garrett, age 84, of E. Tugalo St., Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013, at the Stephens County Hospital.A son of the late Judge H. and Ollie Loudermilk Garret ...
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