Local Obits for Sun. Jul 8th, 2018
Kenneth “Kenny” Ray Houk, age 62, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife of twenty-six years, Margaret Houk, Buford, GA; son, Pat ...
George Maberry, age 78, of Suwanee, GA passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Doris Whalen Maberry, Suwanee, GA; children, David K. and ...
Janelle Mae Cable, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. She was preceded in death by Vernon and Mae Lundquist. Mrs. Cable is survived by her husband of thirty-th ...
Thelma Thomas Hamilton, 88, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, 2 ...
Mrs. Margaret Banks Jennings, age 91 of Gainesville, passed away on July 8, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park ...
Lisa Thomas, age 60 of Hayesville, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018.
Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 29, 1958, she was a daughter of ...
Robert Stanley McDuffie, age 79, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018.
Mr. McDuffie was born on August 12, 1938, in Baldwin, Georgia. He was preceded in de ...
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.