Local Obits for Fri. Mar 31st, 2017
Margie Ann Ashby Patton, age 89, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017.
Margie was born in Bicknell, Indiana to George Ashby and Sadie Carpenter Ashby. She enjoyed farm ...
Mrs. Bonnie Grant Terrell, age 83, of Gainesville passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at her residence, with family.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 i ...
Judith Ann Quinn, age 75 of Atlanta, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Buddy” Kenneth Quinn.
Mrs. Donnie Hester Fulford, age 78, of Cleveland, passed away Friday March 31, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Fulford was born in Dublin, GA on July ...
Ms. Erica L. Green, age 39, of Cleveland passed away Friday, March 31, 2017.
Ms. Green was born on July 6, 1977 in Olean, NY. She was employed at Brighter Mor ...
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