Local Obits for Wed. Oct 11th, 2017
Victoria Elizabeth Renfroe, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. She was born December 14, 1951, to the late Victor and Gladys Crawford. She was also ...
Mildred Holman Rainwater, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. She was preceded is death by her husbands, Fred E. Rainwater and Charlie Burton Rob ...
Shirley Shaw Greeson, age 82, of Braselton, formerly of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
Mrs. Greeson was born on September 30, 1935, i ...
Willie Marlor Mullinax, age 73 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.
Born in Cornelia, GA on Aug. 20, 1944, he was the son of the late Marlor Andrew an ...
Arthur James “Jimmy” Robarts, age 71 of Carnesville, GA passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at his residence.
Born in Tampa, FL on Oct. 11, 1946, he was t ...
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