Local Obits for Sun. Jun 17th, 2018
Lowell Deitsch, age 91, of Bradenton, FL and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son, Benjamin Deitsch. He is survived by h ...
Cheryl Trim Oliver, age 54, of Suwanee, GA passed away suddenly on Friday, June 15, 2018. She is survived by her husband of twenty-seven years, Johnny Oliver, Suwanee, GA; brothers ...
Rev. Loy Oliver Warwick, age 92 of Grayson formerly of Chamblee and originally of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2017.
Rev. Warwick was born July 28, 1925 in Cleveland, ...
Rhonda Lee Mershon, 55, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June ...
Dorothy Copelan Collins, 75, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday June 17, 2018, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness. Dorothy was born August 5, 1942 ...
Larry H. Wells, Sr, age 71, of Doraville, GA passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. He is survived by his children, Larry, Jr. and Dwan Wells, Lawrenceville, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Ing ...
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Teresa Lee Holt, age 56 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio to the Larry Adams and Pa ...
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.