Local Obits for Mon. Oct 13th, 2014
Mrs. Kathryn "Kathy" Duke Owens, age 71, of Winder, Georgia died October 13, 2014. A native of Flowery Branch, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Otto and Annie Bel ...
Ronnie T. "Rooster" Phillips, age, 68 of Buford, GA died Monday, October 13, 2014 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11 ...
Debra Beard Beverly, age 53, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday Afternoon, October 13, 2014 after her 2 ½ year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by those who che ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 16, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Geneva Hicks Parker (Moma Gen) age 79 of Gainesville. The Rev. Fa ...
Jack Kenneth Hogan, 81, and a long resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on October 13, 2014 after a short illness.Mr. Hogan was originally from Canton, Georgia and a gradu ...
Mr. James Park, age 72, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014. Complete arrangements to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 3050 ...
PHIL JACKSON"SO WHAT?"Phillip E. Jackson, age 84, of Gainesville, passed away October 13, 2014, at his residence.Born Nov. 22, 1929, in Washington, GA, he moved to Gaines ...
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