Local Obits for Mon. Jun 23rd, 2014
George Ollin Gober, age 67, of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, George Gober and son, Travis Gober. He is survived by his lov ...
Marie Moore, of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014. She was a Real Estate Broker for 30 years and a member of the Million Dollar Club. She is survived by her daughters ...
Coleman Collins, Jr., age 85, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedule ...
Ms. Lena Tubbs Shoaf, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, June 23, 2014 following a long courageous battle with ca ...
Mrs. Nellie Mae Loggins Smallwood (Ma) age 88 of Gainesville passed away Monday June 23, 2014 at New Horizons Lanier Park.Funeral services will be held at Dewberry Baptist Church # ...
Ruby Nell Rider Dispain, age 75 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Wedn ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Penny Renee Griffin, age 52, of Commerce who passed away on Saturday June 21st, 2014. Mrs. Griffin was the daughter of the late ...
Tauhwana Joan Skelton, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Monday, June 23, 2014. She was survived by her husband James Howard Skelton; sons Phil Holder and wife Diane of Braselton, J ...
Roger Moise DeLeon, Jr., known to all as "Dodger", died Monday, June 23, 2014 with his family at his side. He was a native of Norcross, born August 5, 1938 to Roger & ...
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.