Local Obits for Fri. May 3rd, 2013
Mr. William Sampson Austin, age 79, of Maysville, GA died Friday, May 3, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Austin was born in Ila to the late Wiley and Mary Scoggins A ...
Mary Lynn (Mimi) Herrin Bickers, 70, died peacefully on May 3, 2013 at her home in Cumming, GA. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on March 9, 1943 to the late Charles and Vivian He ...
Peggy Ann Manning, passed away peacefully May 3, 2013 at her home in Dawsonville, GA. She was born on November 24, 1954. She is the daughter of Harley Shirley and the late Thelma ...
Karen Ruppert Parson, age 50 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 03, 2013.Born in Queens, New York on May 09, 1962, she was a daughter of the late Arthur John and Frances V ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie Stephens, age 59, of Augusta, formerly of Pendergrass, who passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013. Mr. Stephens was born in Commerc ...
Sondra Renee Wood, 36, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Friday, May 03, 2013 at Northside Hospital Forsyth with her family by her side. She was 1994 graduate of Franklin County High ...
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