Local Obits for Sun. Oct 21st, 2018
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday October 21, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for James Earl Sanders, age 29 of
Maysville. The Rev. Rex Evans will offic ...
Freda Joan Hellman Collins, loving mother, grandmother, sister, and mother-in-law, passed away on Oct. 21, 2018 in Cumming, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years ...
Hannah Sarae Blythe, age 20, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018.
She was of the Christian faith. Hannah attended the University of North Georgia Cumming C ...
George Francis Fike, age 84, of Buford, GA, formerly of Kailua Kona, HI, where he lived for 17 years, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018. He was preceded in death by his pa ...
Earnest Roger Watts, age 82, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Mr. Watts was born on January 13, 1936, in Baldwin, Georgia, to the late Con ...
Estelle Dolores Shuller, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Graveside services will be ...
James Verald Selvidge, II, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away October 21, 1018.
At this time there are no service planned.
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, G ...
Earl Edward England, Sr, 84 of Ellijay, GA passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 after an extended illness. He was a loving father and grandfather whom loved sports, fishin ...
Mrs. Susan Leona Pruitt King, age 67, of Stockbridge, GA passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Mrs. King was born on February 13, 1951 in Gainesville, FL to the late Robert Lee ...
Dr. Barclay Wiseman age 30 of Acworth, Georgia passed away on October 21, 2018. Dr. Wiseman was a Pharmacist and member of Good Shepard Catholic Church.
Dr. Wiseman is survi ...
Joseph “Joe” Holbert, age 85, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Mr. Holbert was born on May 27, 1933 in Scranton, Pennsylvania to t ...
Mary Gerrells Lewis, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Mrs. Lewis was born on January 20, 1929, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Haskell ...
Fern London Ward, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
Mrs. Ward was born on August 5, 1937, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late John Graves and Flary ...
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.