Local Obits for Thu. Aug 30th, 2018
Freddie Powell Long, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert O. Long and Louise O’Kelley Long. Mr. Long is su ...
Amanda Faye Martin, 32, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018 following a sudden illness.
Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5 ...
Geraldine Moore, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday August 30, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health.
Born July 12, 1945 to the late Virgil and El ...
Betty June Phillips, 92 of Gainesville GA, died August 30, 2018. Betty (June) lived at Smokey Springs, an independent living facility in Gainesville. Born October 17, 1 ...
Mrs. Ouida Jones Strickland, age 82, of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. ...
Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday September 1, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for William Larry Waters, age 69 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bryan Smith wi ...
Rita Lane Dyer, age 49, of Eatonton passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ronald&nbs ...
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