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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 1st, 2011

Dawson

Clayton Chester, 80, Dawsonville
Clayton Chester, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 31, 2011 at Grandview Health Care Center following a period of declining health.Born February 8, 1930 to the late Fat ...

Forsyth

Rebekah Wynne Chambers-Samples, 23, of Cumming, GA died on February 1, 2011. Born in Lawrenceville, GA she was the daughter of Deryle and Paula Chambers of Cumming, GA.Rebekah att ...

Habersham

Edith Church Dover, 80, Demorest
Funeral services for Edith Church Dover, age 80 of Demorest will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Matt Thomas and Rev. Russ ...
Robert Swayne Mason, 80, Mt. Airy
Robert Swayne Mason, age 80, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at Stephens County Hospital, following an extended illness.Mr. Mason was born in Banks ...

Jackson

Gail Hatton, 65, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gail Hatton, age 65, of Commerce, who passed away on February 1, 2011. Mrs. Hatton was born on June 14, 1945, a daughter to Bob N ...
Willie Thomas Hanna, 60, Nicholson
Mr. Willie Thomas Hanna, age 60, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Hanna was born in Muscogee County, GA to the late Willie Ray and Lena Berry ...

White

Harry (Buddy) Nix, Jr., 81, Cleveland
Harry (Buddy) Nix, Jr., age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and wil ...
Henry (Buddy) Nix, Jr., 81, Cleveland
Mr. Henry "Buddy" "Squirrel" Nix, Jr., age 81 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Nix was bo ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. James Vernon (Jim) George Sr. age 78 of Cleveland. Mr. George passed away Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at Northeast Ge ...
'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.