Local Obits for Wed. Oct 8th, 2014
Anthony"Tiny" Lingerfelt, age 51 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014.Tiny is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Shannon Lingerfelt; nephe ...
Betty Cowart Ethridge, age 83, of Auburn, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Fred Ethridge. She is survived by children, ...
Donald H. "Don" Murphy, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Geraldine Murphy; and so ...
Jerald B. Freeman, age 47 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Born in Hall County on June 16, 1967, he was a son of J. B. Freeman and Joyce Christopher Freeman bot ...
Mrs. Edna Grace Burruss Collins Gillespie, age 91, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 ...
Clifford Theron Lester, age 90, devoted husband and father and master gardener, died October 8th, 2014. Theron was born December 1st, 1923 in Gwinnett County to Charles Rawlins an ...
Frances "Frankie" Voss, age 93 of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014.Frankie is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Don and Patricia Groover ...
John H. "Johnny" Vickers, III, age 84 of Calhoun, formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He was a member of Midway United Methodist Church in A ...
Lucille Seagars Lewallen, age 93, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at a local private care facility. Mrs. Lewallen was born on August 28, 1921 i ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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