Local Obits for Fri. Jul 5th, 2019
Mrs. Deborah Jane ‘DJ” (Thacker) Ivy, age 60, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully in the arms of her husband, Friday, July 5, 2019 at her residence. ...
Mrs. Rita Powers, age 91, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Mass will b ...
Mr. Donald Peter Crivellone, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 5, 2019.
Don was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 29, 1936. He moved ...
Fred Collier Duren, age 95, from Cataula, GA (formerly of Gwinnett County, Georgia), passed away July 5, 2019.
Mr. Duren was born on December 1, 1923 in Gwinnett County and was ...
Mr. Roy William Kitchens, age 70, of Carnesville passed away at his residence on Friday, July 5, 2019.
Mr. Kitchens was born in Carnesville to the late Waymon Wayne K ...
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jerry Chapman Keown, age 59 of Cleveland. Jerry passed away Friday, July 5, 2019.
Jerry was born in Atlanta, Georgia ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.