Local Obits for Tue. Jul 28th, 2015
Ralph Allen Hill, age 75, of Maysville passed away on July 28th, 2015. He is survived by a sister, Frances Hill Williams of Savannah. There are no services planned at thi ...
Caryl White Maisel, 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on July 28, 2015. Born in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Stamford White and Virginia Gluck.
Caryl, a ...
Barber Ray “Bob” Forrest, age 79 of Buford, GA and formerly of Greensboro, NC died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 after an extended battle with cancer. A memorial service will ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the passing of Horace Edward “Dump” Roach, age 94, of Commerce who passed away on July 28th, 2015. He was the son of Absom and Be ...
Jerry Philip Haley, age 63, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Mr. Haley was a member of Hamilton Mill Christian Church in Buford. He retired from MARTA a ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Clozelle Wright Wilkins, 83 of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday July 28, 2015. Mrs. Wilkins was born in Jefferson, Geor ...
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