Local Obits for Sun. Sep 8th, 2013
Timmy Ross Peppers, age 49, of Winder passed away Saturday, September 8, 2013. He was survived by his mother Louise Peppers; aunt Pauline Harrison of Crawford; uncle Harold Weaver ...
Mr. Brady L. Sargent, age 74, passed away on September 8, 2013. He was preceded in death by stepson, Perry Sheets and parents Lon and Lizzie Staton Sargent. He is survived by his ...
Chuck Lanier Ransom, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services ...
Martha Lou Patterson, age 76 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedu ...
Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday September 11, 2013 in Alta Vista Cemetery for Patricia Ann McNeal Gravitt age 71 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Hicks will ...
Funeral services are scheduled for Rev. Edward Willie Butler age 87, of Murrayville, Ga. at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013 at Wahoo Baptist church. Visitation will be at the fune ...
Kenneth Bowen, 62, of Cartersville passed away Sunday September 8, 2013 at Floyd Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born August 2, 1951, Kenneth was a native of ...
Mr. Virgil Curtis Barrett, age 70, of Danielsville, GA died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Eastside Medical Center. Mr. Barrett was born in Nicholson to the late Odell and Margie P ...
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