Local Obits for Fri. Feb 22nd, 2013
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Helen Ledford, age 84, of Homer, GA, who passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013. Mrs. Ledford was born in Jackson County, GA, ...
Amelia (Amy) I. Muntean passed away on February 22, 2013 in Cumming, GA. Amy was born on February 4, 1925 in Middlebranch, Ohio, the daughter of Amelia and Nick Lungociu, later mo ...
Richard Emmitt Martin, age 61, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. He was a very loving husband, a wonderful daddy and Papa. We were very blessed to have him for a w ...
On February 22, 2013, Juanita Ingram Head went home to be with her Heavenly Father. Funeral services will be held Monday Feb. 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm in Wahoo Baptist Church. Intermen ...
Robert Henry McDonald, 76, of Gainesville passed away Friday February 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will b ...
Mr. Timothy Scott White, age 50 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Monday, February 25, 2013 at Memorial Park ...
Jennifer Galloway Averick, age 49, of Hoschton passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. Jennifer loved to cook and read. She is survived by her son John Wesley Averick of Hoschton; ...
Leone Lucille Riordan, 94 of Sandy Springs, GA passed away on February 22, 2013. Born in Ypsalanti, MI she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Emmett Riordan; grandson, J ...
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.