Local Obits for Fri. Oct 19th, 2018
Steven Paul Mason, age 32, of Winder passed away Friday, October 19, 2018. He was a member of 12 Stone Church. Survivors include his father Dennis Mason and step mother C ...
Mrs. Margaret “Peggy” R. Brown, age 74, of Buford passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at Emory University Hospital, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Mass will be 1 ...
Shelley Marie Guyette, age 45, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, October 19, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her father, John “Sandy” McDaniel; and brother, Micha ...
Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Gail Hirt, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on October 19, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2 ...
Mrs. Clara Jean Lunsford, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, October 19, 2018.
Mrs. Lunsford was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on December ...
Mr. Willie D Clark, 76, of Danville, Mississippi, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018, in the hospital, in Cebu, Philippines.
Mr. Clark at age 20 joined the U.S Army, being dep ...
Mr. James Lee Clark, age 75, of Pine Street in Toccoa passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital.
A son of the late Liddie Clark Fuller, he was born Decem ...
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