Local Obits for Thu. Jun 21st, 2018
Tyler Allen Williams, 23, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at WellStar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA. He was a life long resident of Dawson Count ...
Levi Dudley Chandler, age 68 of Alto, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 following an extended illness.
Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on January 2 ...
Constance “Connie” Jahr Peters, 58, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness.
A Memorial service will be held ...
Mary Jane Carter, 68, of Gainesville GA passed away on June 21, 2018 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Chapel of Me ...
Mrs. Bonnie Smith Turner age 57 of Lula, Ga passed away on Monday June 25, 2018 at Anmed Hospital in Anderson, South Carolina following an extended illness.
Funeral se ...
Dr. Andrew Crouch, age 33, of Jefferson died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Emory Hospital. Dr. Crouch was born in Atlanta to Bruce and Patricia Moore Crouch of Canton, GA. ...
Mr. George Herman Bradley, age 91 of 139 LeTourneau Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at his residence.
A son of the late George Crayton Bradley and Rosa McCall ...
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.