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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 5th, 2011

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Rita L. Cross, 101, Cumming
Rita L. Cross, 101, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, GA. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the ...

Hall

Christopher "Chris" Harper, 25, Gainesville
Mr. Christopher "Chris" Harper, age 25, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011 in Lincolnton, NC following a sudden illness.Funeral Services will be held a ...
Frances Daniel Hammond, 94, Gainesville
Frances Daniel Hammond, 94 years young, passed away from us here on earth and into God's eternal heavenly home on Saturday, November 5, 2011. She was a loving wife and mother, ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Eddie Watson, age 63, of Lula, who passed away on Friday, November 4, 2011.Mr. Watson was born in Commerce, GA, a son to the l ...

Jackson

John Floyd Whitmire, 97, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Floyd Whitmire, age 97, of Commerce, formerly of the Holly Springs Community, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011. Mr. Whit ...
'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.