Local Obits for Wed. May 20th, 2015
Edith Dalton Wade, age 88, of Line Church Community, Alto, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
Mrs. Wade was born on January 12, 1927 in Banks County, Georg ...
Mr. Ernie (N.S) Chapman, age 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was a native of Winn, Alabama, born May 17, 1939 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Brice (Sylvia) ...
Mr. Dennis Fredrick Isaiah McElreath, age 33, of Jefferson, GA died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence. Mr. McElreath was born in Commerce to Judy Looney of Nicholson a ...
Earl Woods age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on May 20, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church at 1pm. Mr. Woods will be l ...
Aaron Herschel Thomas, 87, of Dahlonega passed away on May 20, 2015 at Gold City Nursing following and extended illness.
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.