Local Obits for Sun. Oct 28th, 2018
Angela Cavuoto Shallis, age 62, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael Cavuoto and Anna Cavulto; and brothers, Th ...
Kevin Reed Davidson, age 42, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Mr. Davidson was born on April 1, 1976, in Gainesville, Georgia. Kevin ...
Mr. Kenneth Nelms, age 63 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Born on July 9, 1955 in Clarkesville, Georgia, he was a son of Grover Nelms and the late Hazel Mo ...
Doris Ladd Simmons, 97 of Gainesville passed away Sunday October 28, 2018.
A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Simmons was retired from Goforth Electric Company and was a l ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judy Beatty Smith, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 27, 2018. Mrs. Smith was born in Jeffer ...
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