Local Obits for Thu. Aug 28th, 2014
Annie Christine Worley, age 89 of Bethlehem, GA, died Thursday August 28, 2014 after an extended illness. Graveside service will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Ham ...
Carolyn Bennett Hammond, age 70 of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014. Mrs. Hammond was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her daugh ...
Steven Jeffrey Michael Anthony, 70, of Cumming, GA passed away, peacefully, with his family by his side on August 28, 2014. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Eugen ...
Funeral services for Hazel Irene Haney Dean, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Bobby Gastley of ...
David Ellis, age 60, died in the arms of his loving wife Renee' on Aug. 28th 2014, after a brave fight with NSCLC cancer. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm S ...
Carl Pratt Grizzle, age 81 of Braselton, passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. The family will have a private memoria ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the passing of John Daniel Bray, age 59, of Toccoa who passed away on August 28th, 2014. He was the son of the late David Lewis Bray Sr. and ...
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