Local Obits for Wed. Jun 11th, 2014
Thomas Wayne Brock, age 53, of Winder passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Thomas was an avid sports fan including baseball, football and NASCAR. His hobbies were fishing and gard ...
Katlyn Elisabeth Graham, age 15, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Wednesday June 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Katlyn was born December 28, 1998. Sh ...
Patsy Juanita Johnson, age 70, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Leon J. Johnson, mother and father, Tom a ...
Jacqueline Sims Hoffman, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She is survived by her children, Joseph Hoffman and wife Brenda, Stockbridge, GA, Richard H ...
Memorial Services for Donald Lee Solesbee age 77, of Gainesville will be held Saturday June 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Lowell Whitmire will offi ...
Herbert Don Hull, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled ...
Mr. William Earnest Massey, age 63 of Commerce died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Massey was born in Marietta to the late, Wilton and Deloris Miller M ...
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