Local Obits for Mon. Aug 4th, 2014
Dolores Colon, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 4, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital.Mrs. Colon was born February 10, 1942 to the late Herman and Margie Richard. She ...
Howard Kenneth Reagan, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 4, 2014 following a sudden illness.Born February 24, 1951 to the late Edward and Fannie Reagan he had been a res ...
Joan Starr Campbell, age 72 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 4th, 2014.At this time the family had not made arrangements. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services ...
Mrs. Marlene Baer, 77, of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014. Complete arrangements will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highw ...
Stella "Cindy" McDuffie, age 59, of Norcross passed away Monday, August 4, 2014. She was survived by her husband Gregory McDuffie; son Marcus McDuffie of Doraville; daug ...
Daniel Edward Sandidge, Sr., age 70 of Clayton, passed away at Mountain View Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mr. Sandidge was born June 25, 1944 in Cincinnat ...
Joyce English Grist, 83, of Tiger, GA passed away Monday, August 4, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.She was born in Rabun County and was the daughter of Freeman Jasper Eng ...
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.