Local Obits for Fri. Mar 17th, 2017
L. B. (Sonny) Kennedy, age 83, of Cumming, formerly of Claxton, GA, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Kennedy of Cumming; sons and daughter ...
Gertrude Marie Reeves, 87 of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday March 17, 2017.
There are no services planned at this time.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson. ...
Janice Green Ellenburg was born on March 5, 1943 in Atlanta, GA to parents Thomas Mack Green and Mary Watkins Green. She had one brother, Tom Green. Her early years were spent in t ...
Eleanor Lee Francis, born 7/17/1926 in Pennsboro,WV died peacefully on 3/19/17 in Johns Creek, GA. She was born the daughter of William Worstell and Hazel Worstell , and grad ...
Mrs. Barbara Jean Mitchell, age 94, of Commerce, GA died Friday, March 17, 2017 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mitchell was born in Linton, IN to the late Robert and ...
Tommy Earl Hardy, age 73, of Jefferson passed away Friday, March 17, 2017. Tommy served in the United States Army. He was a big race fan and was a retired truck driver. ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Caleb Steven Moore, age 19, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Mr. Moore was born in A ...
Louie Kennith Payne III, better known as Bo, passed away unexpectedly in his home on March 17, 2017. He was 18.
A senior at Lumpkin County High, Bo was highly involved with the ...
William (Mike) Michael McGehee, age 54, of Tucker, GA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, March 17, 2017. Mike was a member of Pleasantdale Church of God and ...
Loyce Henley O’Neill, age 92 of Athens, Georgia, passed away after an extended illness on Friday, March 17, at the home of her son Donald O’Neill and his wife Darla. ...
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