Local Obits for Wed. Jul 26th, 2017
Brenda Ayers Crocker, age 68, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Mrs. Crocker was born on November 3, 1948, in Henry County, Georgia; a daughter of the ...
Lewis Boyd Griffin, 83 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday July 26, 2017.
He was born on August 13, 1933 in Decatur, GA the son of John and Sema Goodwin Griffin who have ...
Charles O'Hara, age 92, of Cumming passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his home. Charles O'Hara was born in Nemacolin, Pennsylvania, on October 17, 1924, to M ...
Toni Perez Huett, 81 of Cumming, GA passed away Wednesday July 19, 2017 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, GA.
She was born on May 9, 1936 in Madrid Spain, the daughter of Jo ...
Christina G. Van Der Heide, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-five years, Henderick Van Der Heide. ...
Mary Frances “Francine” Bellamy Ward, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Mrs. Ward was born on May 10, 1929, in Homer, Georgia; ...
Mrs. Sharon (Marty) Kay Mullen, age 68, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Se ...
Bryant Aaron Garner, age 19, of Jefferson passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He loved to hunt, fish, being with his friends, music and his dog Gucci. Survivors inclu ...
Welton Clyde Pardue age 77, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday July 26, 2017.
Mr. Pardue was born in White County the son of the late Hershel and Clara Howard Pardue. Welton was ...
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.