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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 31st, 2010

Habersham

Elsie Legg Brussack, 88, Clarkesville
Elsie Legg Brussack, wife of the late Julian Brussack and mother of the late Patty Brussack Richardson, died Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Habersham Home West. She was 88. Mrs. Bruss ...

Hall

Billy Joe Brown, 80, Gainesville
Memorial Park Funeral Home South announces the death of Billy Joe Brown age 80 of Gainesville.
Elmer J.D. Edwards, 89, Montgomery, formerly of Gainesville
Elmer J.D. Edwards, age 89 of Montgomery, Alabama, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama following a brief illn ...
Mary Nell Brooks, 85, Gillsville
Mary Nell Brooks, 85 , Gillsville passed away Saturday July 31, 2010 at N.E.Ga. Medical Center. She was born in Tennessee and had lived in Ohio before moving to Georgia. She had w ...
Paul Curtis Amon, 75, Oakwood
Mr. Paul Curtis Amon, 75, formerly of Linden, NJ, died Saturday July 31, 2010 at his residence in Oakwood, GA. Funeral services are scheduled for 7:00pm Thursday, August 5, 2010 at ...

Jackson

Clayton Lamar Palmer, 65, Nicholson
Mr. Clayton Lamar Palmer, age 65 of Nicholson, GA died July 31, 2010 at the St. Mary's Hospice House. Mr. Palmer was born in Nicholson to the late, George Clayton and Helen W ...
Myrtle McGinnis, 86, Jefferson
Mrs. Myrtle Croy McGinnis, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 after a period of declining health. Mrs. McGinnis was born in Jackson County Georg ...
'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.