Local Obits for Fri. Dec 23rd, 2016
Donald L. McCoy age 88 of Gillsville passed away Friday Dec. 23, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mr. McCoy was born August 23, 1928 to the late John L. & Mitti ...
Laurie Beth Messinger, age 61, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, December 23, 2016. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966.
Hattie B. Kincaid, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday December 23, 2016 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following a period of declining health.
Born May 12, 1925 to the late C ...
James Allen, III, age 55, of Cumming passed away Friday, December 23, 2016. Jimmy worked for several years in the family business, Allen's Home Furnishings, and was a tru ...
Tambra “Tammy” Lynn Hall, age 48 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016. Tammy was a member of Kappa Delta and a graduate of North Georgia College. ...
Ernest Raymond Jenkins, Jr., 78, of Cumming, Ga passed away on December 23, 2016. Mr. Jenkins was born in Atlanta, Ga on May 27, 1938.
He was a graduate of Chamblee High School. ...
James Oather Smith, age 70, found peace and healing in heaven on December 23, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 18, 1946 to James Colonel Smith and Ruby Sull ...
Mrs. Deborah A. Waller, age 58, of Commerce died Friday, December 23, 2016 at Emory University Hospital. Mrs. Waller was born in Baltimore, MD to Betty Battersby of Raleigh, ...
Zelda Mae Wilson, 82, of Dahlonega entered Heaven’s gates on Thursday December 22, 2016.
Born November 8, 1934 in Atlanta to the late James R. and Evelyn D. Cooke, she liv ...
Mrs. Linda S. Blankenship, 68, of Cleveland GA passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at her home surrounded by family and loved ones. A private memorial service will be held at a l ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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