Local Obits for Thu. Aug 20th, 2009
Refugio Jesusita Hernandez, age 87 of Dawsonville, GA formally of Montezuma, Ga. passed away Thursday morning, August 20, 2009.A funeral mass was held Saturday, Aug. 22 at St. Mich ...
Mrs. Betty Jo Boling, age 73. of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009. She was a life long resident of Forsyth County and a member of Cross Plains Baptist Ch ...
Fransico Martinez Tinoco, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 am, Saturday ...
Lori Diane Kelley, age 16, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009. She was born in Habersham County on May 30, 1993. Ms. Kelley was a Junior at Habersham Central Hi ...
David Wayne Roe, age 53, of Woods Hill Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Graveside ser ...
Mr. Larry Tanner, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.Funeral servi ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Dean Bradley Parks, age 86, of the Holly Springs Community, Pendergrass, who passed away on Thursday, August 20, 2009. Mrs. Pa ...
David Thomas Morris, age 38, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday, August 20, 2009 of injuries sustained when struck by a vehicle while assisting a motorist-in-need during heavy rain sto ...
Mr. Myron R. Courtney, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August, 20, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Courtney was born November 25, 1916 in Washin ...
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.