Local Obits for Mon. Feb 4th, 2019
Beverly Ellen Jones, age 91, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019. Beverly was born on February 3, 1928, to the late Chester and Ellen Smith. She was the owner a ...
Ezra Byrd Maddox, age, 87, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, February 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Marie “Sister” Parke ...
James Noyl Goodson, age 98 of Alto, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019.
Born in Alto, Georgia on September 15, 1920, he was a son the late Edwin and Lela Roberts Goodson. M ...
Lawrence John Lack, Jr., age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019.
No formal services are planned at this time.
Those wishing to express online c ...
Gail Patrica Corcoran, daughter of George and Isabelle Keefe was born October 3, 1942 in Cambridge, MA. She departed this earth on February 4, 2019 in Gainesville, GA.
“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Psalm 73:26
Mary Annette Shoaf Robinson was born October 17 ...
Marsha Frazer Parks, 70, of Gillsville passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursda ...
Mrs. Sue Jarrard, age 70, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.
Sue was born in Lumpkin County to the late Mack and Lillie Dockery Albertson. She was a priva ...
Randall Rowe, age 57, of Loganville passed away Monday, February 4, 2019. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Stephen Coolidge Turner, age 69, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 after an extended illness.
Mr. Turner was born August 18, 1949 in White County to the late Vernon Turner ...
Mrs. Alice Hilton, age 95, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away on February 4, 2019. Mrs. Hilton had been living with her daughter and son-in ...
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