Local Obits for Sun. Aug 12th, 2018
Viola Ella Moore, age 89, of Winder passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018. Memorial services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Morningside Baptist Church. Pastor Bil ...
Lynn Eason passed away August 12 in Cumming, GA. Lynn was born in Baltimore, Md and lived in Lake Forest, IL. She is the daughter of the late John H. and Irene M. Mangle. ...
Essie G. Williams, 99, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Essie is preceded in death by her husband, Joe W ...
Mark L. Martin, age 62, of Buford. GA, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Martin. Mr. Martin is survived by his wife ...
Memorial Services will be held 3:00pm Friday in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Satterfield , 68 ,of Gainesville . Mr. Satterfield passed away on August 12, 2018 . The family ...
Mr. James Alvin Beasley, 79 of Gainesville passed away Sunday August 12, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Beasley was retire ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Danny Eugene Cooper, age 80, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Mr. Cooper was born in Between, Georgia, a son ...
Joseph Kline Strickland, Jr., age 73 of Sautee, passed away on August 12, 2018.
Mr. Strickland was born on November 1, 1944, in Walterboro, South Carolina, to the late Joseph Kl ...
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.