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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 17th, 2010

Gwinnett

Frank Leo Walker, 84, Dacula
Frank Leo Walker, Jr., age 84, of Dacula, GA, passed away Friday, July 17, 2010. His body has been cremated and no further services are planned at this time. Mr. Walker was born ...

Habersham

Janie Lou Black Chambers, 73, Demorest
Janie Lou Black Chambers, age 73 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at her residence following an extended illness. Born in White County on November 20, 1936, sh ...
Lois Colston Smith, 85, Demorest
Lois Colston Smith, age 85 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on May 31, 1925, she ...
Martha Ann Robinson, 73, Cornelia
Martha Ann Robinson, age73, of Cornelia, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2010, following an extended illness. Mrs. Robinson was born in Banks County, GA, on ...
Stuart Michael Tench, 22, Clarkesville
Stuart Michael Tench, age 22 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010. Born December 15, 1987, he was the son of Mike and Debbie Barron Tench of Clarkesville. He was a ...

Hall

John T. Pirkle, 61, Gainesville
Mr. John T. Pirkle, age 61, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010. He was a former music producer, lived on Lake Lanier, loved music and was a nature lover. Survivor ...

Jackson

Dawson Sky Jacobs, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Dawson Sky Jacobs, infant son of Joshua and Stacie Parr Jacobs, who passed away on July 17, 2010. He was born on June 23, 2010 in Athens a ...
Hazel Inez Farrow, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Hazel Inez Farrow, age 85 of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away Friday, July 16, 2010. Miss Farrow was born in Jackson County the dau ...
Mary Nicole â, 33, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mary Nicole â

White

Rebecca Fiero, 66, Helen
Rebecca Mathena Fiero, a resident of Helen since 1981, died 17 July 2010 at New Horizons in Gainesville, GA after a prolonged illness. She was 66. A 1969 graduate of the Uni ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
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.