Local Obits for Tue. Sep 18th, 2018
J.R. Whitt, 84, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The epitome of a self-made man, J.R. excelled at everything he did. Beginning his career with Harrin ...
Teresa Allen Brooks, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018. She was preceded in death by father, Rev. Kenneth S. Allen and mother, Mona Rose Allen. Mrs. B ...
Brandon Tyler Channing Miklos, age 26, of Gainesville, GA passed away at his home unexpectedly Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
He played football and wrestled at Chestate ...
Henry Marion Hammontree, age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. passed away in his sleep 12:55 a.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
He was born on February 9, 1936 in LaFayette, Ga to Hayes H ...
Mrs. Ola Bell McElduff, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
Mrs. McElduff was born in White County on August 15, 1940 to the late Homer and Pauline Goo ...
Mr. Ralph Millard Braswell, Jr., 89, of Athens, GA, died September 18, 2018 at his residence.
Born March 5, 1929, in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Ralph Millard Brasw ...
Etta Onida Horne, age 82, of Hull passed away Sept. 18, 2018 at the Kindred Hospice of Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Horne was born December 26, 1935 in ...
Mrs. Loudean Seabolt, age 99 of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on September 18, 2018. She was born August 4, 1919, in the shadow of Cedar Mountain in Lumpkin County. Loudean was t ...
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