Local Obits for Mon. Aug 5th, 2019
Gail Tatum Walker, 58, of Dawsonville passed away Monday August 5, 2019 following a period of declining health.
Born June 25, 1961, Gail was a lifelong resident of Dawson County ...
Hugh Martin Reynolds, age 84, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Season’s Hospice. Hugh was born in 1934 to the late William and Jewie Reynolds. He was a U ...
Rory Roberts, 35, of Cumming, GA passed away on August 5, 2019.
Services will be held in Florida on a later date.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Elizabeth Westbrook Smith, 98 of Gainesville (Forsyth County) passed away Monday August 5, 2019.
A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late G ...
Mrs. Elizabeth “Betti” Therese Walker, age 92, of Buford passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at The Oaks of Braselton, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Mass will be ...
Ethel Herrington Buchheit, age 91 of Dunwoody, GA, died Monday, August 5, 2019.
A graveside service will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 1 PM at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy ...
Edward Green, age 47 of Toledo, OH.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Riffle Green of the residence; children, Tim Green, Kimberly Tittle, and Becky Vangotham.
Leonard Shaw Sr. of Byronville, GA passed away on August 5, 2019. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly Funeral Home.
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