Local Obits for Wed. Jan 19th, 2011
Ada Henderson, age 93, of Villa Rica passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Faye Kathleen Frey, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Friday January 21, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Jimmie Brown, 76, of Gainesville. Rev. Melvin Baugh will be officiating. Burial w ...
Private funeral services will be held Saturday for Lucille Bruce, 94, of Gainesville. Rev. Earl Pirkle will officiate. Burial will be in Alta Vista Cemetery. The family will receiv ...
Services for, William (Bill) Dolan, 98, Clarks Bridge Road, Clermont, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011, after a short illness. A native of New Jersey, he moved to Georgia in the 19 ...
Henry Ralph Arrieta, 74, passed away Tuesday January 18, 2011, in Dahlonega, GA. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, and a Veteran of the US Marine Corp.Mr. Arrieta ...
Linda Ann Berry, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA, died January 19, 2011.Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Eldridge Henry and Ila Reece Henry; two sons, Michael Shane Berry and J ...
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.