Local Obits for Mon. Oct 28th, 2019
William Robert Axon (Bill) of Cumming, GA passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at the age of 77. Bill was born in Cleveland, OH on February 20, 1942 to Catherine and William Axon.& ...
Piero Guasti, 87 years old, died peacefully in the early hours of October 28th, 2019. Piero was in hospice care due to worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms. His wife and daughter w ...
Lonnie Dean Murphy, age 70, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019. Memorial service will be planned at a later date. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crema ...
Jeffrey Ward Heard, 42, of Cumming passed away at home surrounded by his family and friends on Monday, October 28, 2019. Jeffrey was a loving husband, father and son who was ...
Tammy Marie Shook Terrell, age 45 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born in Stephens County on July 20, 1974, she was ...
Virginia Lee Humphries age 86 of Gainesville passed away Monday Oct. 28, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Humphries was born August 27, 1933 in Covington, Indi ...
Alton J. Smith, 90, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on October 28, 2019. Alton was born on December 10, 1928 in Lumpkin County to the late Albert and Tina Smith ...
Billy Ray “Cabbage” Sheriff, 72, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November ...
Mr. Johnny Dave Scott, age 63 of Chopped Oak Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A son of the late Marvin and Hazel Jenkin ...
Mr. Tommy Lee Dickson, age 61 of Lewis Street, Toccoa passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 in Ellabell, Georgia.
A son of the late Jerry and Frances Davis Dickson, he was born J ...
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