Local Obits for Mon. Dec 1st, 2014
Grace Jeanette Waycaster, age 82 of Buford, GA, died Monday, December 1, 2014 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2 PM at Hamilton ...
Elmer H. Nicholson Burton, 82, died Monday, December 1, 2014 at her residence. She was born August 27, 1932 to the late George Alexander and Hettie Shook Hamilton. She was a homema ...
Everett Clinton Lung, 90, of Dahlonega, Georgia, formerly of Goshen, Ind., died early Monday morning, Dec. 1, at Gold City Nursing Home, Dahlonega. He was born June 3, 1924 in Wolc ...
John Earl Martin, age 74, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday November 30, 2014.John was born in Atlanta, GA and attended Murphy High School. He had been a resident of Lumpkin Coun ...
Larry James Anderson, Jr., age 33, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday December 1, 2014.He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and was a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in ...
Atlanta Attorney Guy E. Davis, Jr., 72, of Sandy Springs passed away December 1, 2014 after a courageous six-month battle with cancer. Born December 27, 1941 in Troy, Alabama, G ...
Steven Lamar McCannon, of Hull, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Clarke Co., the son of Betty Jo Epps McCannon Fowler and the late Clifford M. McCannon. ...
Mr. Arnold Eugene "Gene" Harris, age 77 of 366 Pressley Road, Eastanollee, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 1, 2014.A son of the late Boyd and Rena Ha ...
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.