Local Obits for Mon. Jul 1st, 2013
Janet Hinds Saunders, 83, of Cumming, GA died on July 1, 2013 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in North Hampton, MA she was the daughter of the late Gailon and Ruth Hinds.Janet ...
Chester B. "CB" Robinson, Jr. died Monday, July 1, 2013, after an extended illness. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 11 AM
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. July 3, 2013 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, for Rev. Edgar Smith , age 83 of Clermont. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday July 2, ...
Jimmy Dave Deaton, age 79 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Venter following a brief illness. Funer ...
Mrs. Esther Connie Stewart, age 95, of Flowery Branch, Funeral services will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548. www.lawsonfuneralhome.org. 7 ...
Marion Briggs Williamson, 83, of Gainesville, passed away July 1, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health. Marion was a native of Fort Lauderda ...
Mrs. Brenda Lynne Hill, age 61, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce to the late Langford and Evelyn Ray Wilbu ...
Mrs. Jewell Stringer, age 74, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Jewell was born in W ...
Andreas Frank Schatz, age 47, of Marietta, passed away July 1, 2013.Survivors include his wife, Marsha Schatz; father, Frank and Ulrike Schatz; mother, Gisela and Alan Cupples; chi ...
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