Local Obits for Tue. Apr 1st, 2014
Norma Davis Bryant, 82, of Buford, GA passed away on April 1, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Harold Bryant; parents, Marion and Fannie Davis; ...
Mr. Charles Waller, age 65 of Gainesville GA passed away on April 1, 2014. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday April 3, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.T. Lawson age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. James Elrod will officiate. I ...
Mr. Randall Eugene Reed, 65 of Gainesville died Tuesday April 1, 2014 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Reed was the son of the late William Rivers and Ruby ...
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, Shawn Ripko Hydrick passed away. Shawn was born August 18, 1962 and was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Robert Anthony Chau ...
Roy A. Swett, age 69, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Roy lived in Woodstock before moving to Hoschton 8 years ago. He was a member of the Local 72 Union, Shady ...
Mr. Edwin Grady Vaughn, age 92 of 140 Hickory Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Cottingham Hospice, Seneca, South Carolina.A son of the late Jesse and V ...
Mr. Max James Presnell, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Presnell was born on July 28, 1942 in Banner Elk, North Car ...
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.