Local Obits for Thu. Apr 13th, 2017
Eurell Gazaway Shadburn, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 13, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and the oldest member of Beaver Ru ...
Funeral services for Evelia Arellano Alexander, age 49, will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will ...
James “Jimmy” Thurston Boling, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017.
James is survived by his son, Tommy Lamar Boling of Gainesville; brot ...
Mr. William Bulloch, age 60 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday April 13, 2017 following an extended illness.
William was born in Gainesville, Georgia where he lived until God ...
Mrs. Peggy Jean Walker, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Landmark Hospital.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Mem ...
Jo Ann Hix Wade, age 63, of Helen, Georgia formerly of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Mrs. Wade was born on March 4, 1954 in Hall County, Georgia. ...
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
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.