Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2015
B. L. Perry, age 79 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.
He is survived by niece, Delene Shadburn; nephew, Chip Shadburn.
Funeral services will be ...
Frances McMillian Ivie Blackburn, age 91, of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at her residence.
Born on May 18, 1924, in Demorest, she was a daughter of ...
John C. “J. J.” Jennings, Jr., age 72, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at his residence.
Born on January 15, 1943, in Kingsport, Tennessee he w ...
Bob Bryan Cathey, Jr. age 63, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015.
Graveside s ...
Jeremy Brian Evans, age 42, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Mr. Evans was survived by his parents Glenn and Deborah Evans of Buford; former wife Michele Gu ...
Harry K. Wallace, 80, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Willow Wood Nursing Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held on ...
Marie Minola Gerspacher, 102, died August 11, 2015 in Gainesville, GA.
Marie was born to the late Charles and Mabel Clark, August 13, 1912, in Doyle, NY. She lived in Eden then ...
Miss Glenda Gail Murray, age 65 of 158 Ellen Court, Apartment 102, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at her residence.
A daughter of the late John Henry and ...
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