Local Obits for Wed. Sep 24th, 2014
Mr. Wayne Leslie Edwards, age 64, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Doris Clack Edwards; and brothers, ...
Mae Elizabeth Mayer, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA died September 24, 2014. Mrs. Mayer was a loving mother and grandmother and a devout Catholic. She was a member of Christ the King C ...
Emily Edgerton Gladstone, 96, wife of the late Robert Thomas Gladstone, Jr., and former resident of Norfolk, VA, and Naples, FL, passed away on September 24th at Gracemont Assisted ...
Florence Evelyn Westbrook Higginbotham of Forsyth County passed away peacefully on September 24, 2014 in the Westbrook family farmhouse where she was born on March 15, 1931. Evelyn ...
Mr. Walter Eugene Bailey, age 40, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Bailey. He is survived by his parent ...
Ouida Kimbrell Hardy, age 89, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at her residence.Born in Banks County on October 6, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Georg ...
Harry Andrew Sharpnack Sr., age 66 of Oakwood, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Agape Hospice House. Mr. Sharpnack was born August 19, 1948 in Brownsville, PA to th ...
Mary Wiley Martin age 89 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday September 24, 2014. A Graveside Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday September 26 at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemete ...
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