Local Obits for Mon. Oct 20th, 2014
Mr.Lynn Edwin Twiggs, age 65 of Gillsville, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, October 20, 2014, to join his beloved wife and family in heaven. Funeral ...
James Allen "Jimmy" Neisler, age 75, of Cumming, passed away on October 20th, 2014. Jimmy lived a simple life, finding joy as he sat on his front porch and looked out at ...
​Lawrence Youhanaian, 74, of Gainesville died Thursday October 16, 2014. Arrangements Pending. Little & Davenport Funeral Home Gainesville is in charge of arrangeme ...
Mary Carol Bushnell McRoberts, age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away from an extended illness, on October 20, 2014. Born in Toledo, Ohio on December 13, 1934 to Howard Vince ...
William Joe Tench, age 87, of Gainesville, entered into rest on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral service ...
Brenda Adams, age 62, of Braselton passed away Monday, October 20, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Saturday, October 25, 2014 at The Fisherman's Net, ...
Mr. Christopher T. Fitzpatrick, age 48, of Royston, GA died Monday, October 20, 2014 at Gentiva Hospice at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Athens to th ...
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