Local Obits for Tue. Jan 28th, 2014
Miles Carney, age 21 of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014. Memorial services will be held Friday, January 31st at 3:00 pm at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church w ...
Mr. Bob York, age 76 of 281 Riverdale Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at his residence.A son of the late Alonzo and Pearl Cleveland York, he was born Ap ...
Charlotte L. Nix, age 64 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Charlotte retired from the United States Postal Service. She was preceded in death by her parents, L. ...
Bonnie Sudderth, 92, Sugar Hill, GA passed away on January 28, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband Ed Sudderth, daughter, Charlotte Johnson, grandson, Chris Sudderth, g ...
Mr. Dale Lee Bennett, 65, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on January 28, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Dale Bennett, sisters Bobbie Bennett and Betty Bennet ...
Freda Ann Cole Breedlove, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.She was preceded in death by husband, Guy F. Breedlove; parents, Fred and Lois Maddox Cole, ...
Kenneth Lee Savage, age 56, of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Mr. Stanley Glynn Weaver, age 53, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, January 27, 2014. A Private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Mr. Weaver was born to L ...
Mr. George Dewey Coker, age 88 of 1295 GA Highway 184 North, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A son of the late Nathani ...
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.