Local Obits for Mon. Jan 29th, 2018
Donnie Shaw, age 55 of Lula, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, following a sudden illness.
Born in Habersham County on October 11, 1962, he was a son of the late William M ...
Elise Doreen LaForgia, age 68, of Winder passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Aldo Hernandez Razo, age 38, of Winder, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6-9 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel.
Frankie Shadburn, age 76, of Hoschton, GA, died Sunday, January 28, 2018. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. ...
Anthony S. “Tony” Taylor, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 29, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health.
Born July 17, 1953 in Weilh ...
Enid Turner Phillips, age 95, of Buford, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A funeral service will be held Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Woodland Hills Church, Atlanta. Pa ...
Mary Ellen Buice Anglin, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon S. “Gus” Anglin; parents, Chesty and ...
Alvin (Al) F. Pannell, age 74 of Gainesville, Georgia.
Born February 16, 1943 – Passed January 29, 2018.
Al passed peacefully in his sleep on Monday morning. He was pre ...
Mrs. Joletta Louise Zerban age 58 of Murrayville passed away on Monday January 29, 2018 following an extended illness.
Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday February 01, ...
Dianne C. Knoblauch, age 76, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hoschton City Cemetery. Pastor Dustin Penn ...
David Allan Abernathy, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018.
Mr. Abernathy was born on January 15, 1961, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Betty Goss Abernathy ...
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.