Local Obits for Tue. Jun 19th, 2018
Mrs. Ruth Jeannette Mealor Bolton,age 84, of Maysville, passed away Wednesday June 20, 2018 at Northridge Medical Center.
Mrs. Bolton was the daughter of the lat ...
Martha Frazier, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church after being a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church for many ye ...
Ruth Franklin Jameson, age 98 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 after a brief illness.
Born in Habersham County on March 05, 1920, she was ...
Clarissa “Kris” A. Bennett, 52, of Gainesville, died Tuesday June 19, 2018. Kris was born in Gainesville, GA., July 10, 1965 to George H. and Carolyn Diana Stanle ...
Mr. Jeffrey Allan Cornett, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Landmark Hospital, surrounded by his family.
Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Sat ...
William Joe Ivey, age 64, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Joanne Ivey. Mr. Ivey is survived by his siste ...
Mrs. Dorothy Seabolt Aaron, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side.
Dorothy was born in Lumpkin County on September ...
Mr. Bobby David Bennett, age 40, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Bobby was born on March 21, 1978 in Forsyth County. He was preceded in death by his fathe ...
Freddia Panter, 74, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday June 19, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health.
Mrs. Panter was born July 10, 1943 in Lumpkin County ...
Debra Louise Sanders, age 33 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Mrs. Sanders was born on December 16, 1985, in San Francisco, California. She moved to Cl ...
Anthony “Tony” James Clifton, age 58 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
Mr. Clifton was born October 14, 1959 in Savannah, GA. Tony was retired Projec ...
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.