Local Obits for Tue. Dec 1st, 2015
Mary Ann Burgess, age 39, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Mary Ann graduated from Shiloh High School and Berry College. Mary Ann loved her family and was a m ...
Calvin W. Jenkins, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015.
Born January 21, 1938 in Dekalb County, he had lived in Dawson County since 2000 having moved from Fo ...
Geneva Jewell (Jean) Sosebee, age 77, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Mrs. Sosebee was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and is preceded in death b ...
Karen Ann Ray, age 56 of Dacula, GA died suddenly Friday, January 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill United Methodist Ch ...
Mr. Ronald Paul “Ronnie” Evers, age 47, of Snellville, Georgia entered into rest December 1, 2015 at Eastside Medical Center. Mr. Evers was a native of ...
Aleck Sim Holbrooks, age 63 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at his residence.
Born in Habersham County on November 21, 1952, he was a son of Louise Smith Holb ...
Brian Patrick Kelly, age 43, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:3 ...
Russell V. Zimmerman Jr., age 80, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a sudden illness.
Allen D. Pirkle, age 84, of Alpharetta, GA., died December 1, 2015 after a brief illness. Mr. Pirkle is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Vaughan Pirkle; parents, Hargu ...
Vandora Black Crumley passed away peacefully at home in Anniston, Alabama on December 1, 2015 at the age of 102. She was born on November 3, 1913 to John and Amanda (Saine) Black i ...
Timothy Oneal Gearing, age 39 of Comer, GA passed away Tuesday December 1, 2015.
Mr. Gearing was a HVAC mechanic with Martin Mechanical, and a memb ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Sabrina Renee Ivey Tench, age 52 of Cleveland. Renee passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Renee was born in Habersh ...
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.