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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 1st, 2011

Dawson

Gladys D. Turner, 98, Dawsonville
Gladys D. Turner, 98, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 1, 2011 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness.Born January 12, 1913 in McDonough, GA to the late ...
Sue T. Gravitt, 78, Dawsonville
Sue T. Gravitt, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 1, 2011 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born September 9, 1933 in Forsyth County to the lat ...

Gwinnett

Jack Bruce Edwards, 48, Grayson
Mr. Jack Bruce Edwards, age 48, of Grayson, GA died Thursday, December 1, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Edwards was born in Gwinnett County to Madie Plunkett Edwards of Sugar Hill an ...

Habersham

Rupert "Jesse" Jarrell, 61, Batesville
Rupert "Jesse" Jarrell, age, 61, of Batesville, went home to be with the Lord on December 01, 2011. Rupert was born on August 11, 1950 in Oakhill, West Virginia. He was ...

Lumpkin

Lonnie Walker, 71, Dahlonega
Lonnie Walker, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA died Thursday December 1, 2011 at his residence.Lonnie was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a retired truck driver a ...
'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.