Local Obits for Sat. Dec 31st, 2016
Bonnie Bennett McClure, age 102 of Cumming, passed away (with peace and grace) on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, Mrs. McClur ...
Dorothy Jean Merrill, 70, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Lanier Place, Cumming, Ga.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son ...
Bishop Chester M. Smith, age 77 of Demorest, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at his residence.
Born in Reedsville, West Virginia on October 3, 1939 ...
Harry “Bud” Peterson, 89, of Flowery Branch GA, passed away on December 31, 2016 at Hope Care Center in Dacula.
Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, ...
Dina Robinson, of Gainesville, passed away on December 31, 2016. The funeral will be held at 11:00 am Friday January 6, 2017 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. In ...
Dina Fidler Robinson passed away December 31, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday January 6, 2017 at 11:00 am at Memorial Funeral Home on Riverside Drive w ...
Mr. "J D" John Daniel Whitmire age 92 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday December 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Mr. James D. Hensley, age 69 of Commerce, Ga passed away at his residence following an extended illness.
Funeral se ...
Charles Sinclair Wells, age 54, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on December 31, 2016.
Charles was born in Leesburg, FL on August 1, 1962 to Hugh Sinclair Wells and Gloria Je ...
Sue Woody, age 66, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away suddenly on Saturday December 31, 2016.
Sue was a native and lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA. She worked as a cook for ...
Pat Lee, of Atlanta, passed away on December 21, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday January 14, 2017 at the Chapel of Memorial Park North. The famil ...
Muriell Duey Martin, age 86 of Danielsville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016.
Born in Deshler, Nebraska, on October 22, 1930, she was a daughter of the late D ...
Mr. James Lawrence Haynes, age 75 of 198 Davis Avenue, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A son of the la ...
Mr. Roy Dwayne Pless, age 38 of 202 Eastanollee School Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 at his home.
A son of Sonny Pless and the late Delores Littleton ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Yvondia Virginia Moseley, age 65 of Cleveland. Mrs. Moseley passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016. Funeral service ...
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