Local Obits for Wed. Mar 7th, 2018
Alice Marie King, age 73, of Winder passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018. She loved antiquing and putting puzzles together. Alice was a member of Hebron Baptist Chur ...
Arter Watkins, age 84, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church where he attended the Super Seniors Group and The Seekers S ...
Ruth C. Godson, 91, of Buford, Georgia, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2018 at her home
surrounded by those she loved.
Born in Fairburn, Georgia, Mrs. Godson was th ...
Rev. James Harvey Franklin passed away on March 7, 2018 at his home in Clarkesville, GA.
James was born in Bessemer, Alabama to the late Harvey and Jeannie Franklin on Apr ...
Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell, age 88 of Cornelia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Born in Carnesville, Georgia on February 12, 1930, he was a son of the late ...
Mildred Joyce Simmons, 91 of Lula, Ga. passed away on March 7, 2018 as a result of an extended illness.
Mrs. Simmons was a graduate of Lula High School. She graduat ...
Bernice Bruce, 92, passed away peacefully at home March 7th after a brief encounter with cancer and her decision to go be with God instead.
Bernice found great joy in life ...
Mrs. Edna Ruth Gilstrap, age 91, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...
Mrs. Stella Faye Fortner, age 87, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 with her two daughters by her side.
Mrs. Fortner was a native ...
Charles Cowart, age 83, of Piedmont, SC, formerly of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was a member of Alpharetta First Baptist Church and later beca ...
'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
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment