Local Obits for Sun. Jul 1st, 2018
Louise Williams, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, July 1, 2018 after an extended illness. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill Me ...
James L. “Jim” Roper III, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
Mr. Roper was born on October 20, 1921, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son of ...
Lynn Eugene Archer, age 74, of Gainesville, GA and Lanier Village Estates passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was born January 10, 1944 to Christian parents Willard and Lorr ...
David J. Browne, Sr., age 71 of Flowery Branch, passed away at his home on July 1. He was born in Pensacola FL to Willard Smouse and Elizabeth (Leet) (Smouse) Browne. His father wa ...
Robert W. Clark, of Oakwood, GA, was born on November 25th, 1938 and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1st, 2018.
He was preceded by his parents Willi ...
George Wesley Millwood, Sr., 80, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
David Forrest Nichols, 83, of Gainesville passed away Sunday July 1, 2018 at his residence.
A native of Towns County, Mr. Nichols had lived in Hall County for a number of years. ...
Ms. JoAnn McClure, age 71, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. McClure was born in Commerce to Edna Crane McClure of Maysvi ...
Mr. Charles Thomas Morgan, age 82, of 477 S. Yow Mill Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at his residence.
A son of the late Tom G. and Millie Sloan Morgan, he was bo ...
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.