Local Obits for Fri. Mar 16th, 2018
William Howard Brown, Jr., age 57 of Maysville, GA passed away Friday, March 16, 2018 at his residence.
Born April 10, 1961 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Mr. Brown was ...
Betty Porter Croy, age 79, of Braselton GA passed away March 16, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maynard Croy, stepchildren Tina Weygandt and Mickey Croy.
Robert Hudson (Bobby) Wallace, 86, of Cumming passed away Friday, March 16, 2018. Bobby was a hard-working man, a great story teller, and knew how to fix everything. As ...
Mrs. Sarah Layvonne Hill Belcher, age 62 of Athens died Friday, March 16, 2018 at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Belcher was born in Commerce to the late, Clifton B. and Sarah ...
Ruthlene McClure Chambers age 87 of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Chambers was born May 22, 1930 to t ...
Juanita Helen Crumley, age 86, died peacefully at her home in Cleveland, GA on Friday, March 16, 2018 following an extended illness.
Juanita was born on October 12 ...
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