Local Obits for Mon. Jan 5th, 2009
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at Gillsville Baptist Church for Horace Wilson, age 73, of Hwy 52, Gillsville. Burial will be in Gillsville ...
Mr. Boyd Henry Wood, age 71 of Cumming, passed away Monday, January 5, 2009. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He was a member of the Lafayette Lodge # ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Joseph Keyes, age 48, of Stone Mountain, passed away on January 5, 2009. Mr. Keyes was born on August 27, 1960 in Boston, MA, ...
Louise Williams, 77, of 1074 Bridle Creek Drive, Flowery Branch, GA; died January 5, 2009. The family will receive friends Friday, January 9, 2009 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Unio ...
Paul "David" Crumley, age 64, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 5, 2009, at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thurs ...
Mr. Robert L. (Robbie) Hatcher, Jr., age 48, of Gainesville, passed away at his residence January 5, 2009 after a brief illness.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Robbie was prope ...
William H. Reeves, age 77, of Gainesville Highway, Winder GA passed away Monday January 5, 2009 at Barrow Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held ...
Mrs. Anita McConnell, 64, Maysville died Sunday, January 4, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. McConnell was the owner and operator of Joyland Child Development Center i ...
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.