Local Obits for Sat. May 26th, 2018
At the young age of 29, Nathan Michael Vise gained his wings.
He is survived by his mother, Diane and his step-father, Mike Lewis; his father, Gary Vise and step-mother, Stacey ...
Sherri Lynne Risley Chesebro born on November 15, 1960 in Edwards Air Force Base in California left to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at home surrounded by her family f ...
Harvell Jordan, age 63, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
Mr. Jordan was born on November 24, 1954, in Commerce, Georgia. He was preceded in dea ...
Julia Estelle (Wallace) Polifka, 94, of Lula, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Polifka; and parents John Harvey Wallace and Wil ...
Mrs. Charlotte Beverly Crunkleton Mulkey, age 70 of Watson Street in Toccoa passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
A daughter of ...
Jeannie Lynn Morrow Grindle, age 50 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 201 ...
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