Local Obits for Wed. Nov 15th, 2017
Brenda Fay Brackett Voyles, 71, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. A life-long resident of Cumming, Brenda was retired from Forsyth County Administration.&n ...
Gladston Arthur Sudderth, age 95, of Buford, GA peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of seventy years, Ann Buice Sudderth; p ...
Ricky Bruce, age 39, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
Mr. Bruce was born on February 21, 1978 in Cumming, Georgia. He was preceded in death by hi ...
Thomas “Tommy” Junior Earls, age 62, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, following a sudden illness.
Mr. Earls was born o ...
Geraldine Williams Ivie, age 88 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
Born in Banks County, Georgia on January 15, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Artie ...
Ernest Dean Young, 92 of Murrayville passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Young was the son of t ...
Shirley Jean Shockley, age 80, of Gainesville passed away on November 15, 2017. Miss Shockley was the daughter of the late John Sherman Shockley and the late Mary Ruth Hudgins Shoc ...
Margie Delores Allen Bynum, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
Margie was born February 2, 1930 near Hoffman, MN, the second oldest of five children ...
Sue Hicks, age 78 of Cleveland, GA formerly of Knoxville/Gatlinburg, TN passed away on November 15, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones. Sue was born in Knoxville, TN, graduated ...
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