Local Obits for Fri. Jul 26th, 2019
Childress, Kenneth Wayne, age 80, of Statham GA passed away peacefully on July 26, 2019. Visitation will be held from 2-4PM on Saturday, August 10 at Wages & Sons in Lawrencevi ...
Eugenia Wilkerson Sheets, age 84, of Dawsonville, GA. passed away Friday, July 26th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in 1935, to the late Robert and Sally Mae W ...
Brenda Hamm age 69 of Loganville, GA passed away on July 26, 2019. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
John Hutchins, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, W. J. Hutchins and Vivian Jarrard Hutchins; and brother, Dr. H ...
Ms. Diana (Jester) Dean, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019.
A Celebration of Life will b ...
Suekichi Igarachi, 89, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at New Horizon’s Limestone following an extended illness.
No services are planned at this time. ...
Mr. Alfonso Irias Vans, age 93, of Brookhaven passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming, surrounded by his family.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Su ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert “Jerry” Strickland, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 26, 2019. Mr. Stric ...
Mr. Kenneth Michael Reese, age 73, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 26, 2019.
Mr. Reese was born in Columbus, GA on September 19, 1945 to the late Leon and Annie Reese.&nbs ...
Micheal Stephen Turner, 32, passed away on July 26, 2019. Micheal grew up in Suches, but has been a resident of Dahlonega for the past 15 years. He loved hunting and dirt ...
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