Local Obits for Thu. Oct 30th, 2014
Marletta Pardon Powers, age 61, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Berniece Pardon. She is survive ...
Mary Lorraine Jones of Dacula, GA passed on Oct. 30, 2014. Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Gwinnet Chapel
Ret. Lt. Colonel William Holden Smith, age 85, of Macon, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at home after an extended illness. Bill was born Septem ...
Mr. Frank "Lloyd" Frankum, Jr., age 77 of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday Evening, October 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended ...
Billy Earl Nix, 44, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, November ...
Mrs. Bonnie (Stephens) Pinson, age 79, lifelong resident of Gainesville, passed away, Thursday, October 30, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Tuesday, No ...
Mr. Robert Dean Jans, age 69, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at his residence.Celebration of life service will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, November ...
Mr. William (Bill) Hagan, age 73, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Ronnie Green Heart Center. Memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 pm Monday ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Swayne Anderson, 82, of Commerce, who passed away early Thursday morning. Born in Banks County, he was the son of the late Char ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ellie Wier Harper, age 85, of Decatur, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 30, 2014. Mrs. Harper was born in Jefferson ...
Mildred Violet Tatum Butler, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Kathy's Personal Care Home in Cleveland, following an extended illness. ...
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