Local Obits for Thu. Aug 16th, 2018
Jeanette Young, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Young; daughters, Penny Young and Jackie Ray; m ...
Mrs. Frances Dooley age 72 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday August ...
Mr. Stanley William Hill, a.k.a. Superheavy, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Stanley will Lie-in-State 1 ...
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness. He was of the Mormon Faith and w ...
Albert Leverett, age 70, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
Mr. Leverett was born on April 27, 1948 in Brockton, New York to the late Albert and Constan ...
Mrs. Ladinoa Ann Whitfield age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018.
Memorial services will be held on Monday August 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...
Catherine “Kay” Allen, age 96, of Commerce, Georgia, formerly of Scranton, Pennsylvania, passed away on August 16, 2018.
Mrs. Allen was born on March 23, 1922, in Sc ...
Mrs. Eva Jere Anderson, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
Jere was born in Lumpkin County on October 29, 1938 to the late Miller and Iver Jo ...
Mrs. Imogene Westmoreland Hoard McCants, age 87, of Watkinsville, GA died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Kindred Hospice. Mrs. McCants was born in Jefferson to the late George ...
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.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86