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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 8th, 2011

Forsyth

James W. McCracken, 92, Cumming
JAMES W. MC CRACKEN, 92, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on March 8th, 2011. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his two sons Keith and Jimmy ...

Habersham

Charles J. Hollingsworth, Jr., age 76, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.Arrangements for Mr. Hollingsworth are incomplete and will be announced soon.Thos ...
Donald Defoor, 57, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Donald Defoor, age 57 of Clarkesville, GA who passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and ...
Donald Doyle DeFoor, 57, Clarkesville
Donald Doyle DeFoor, also known by his friends as Donnie "Duck" DeFoor, age 57, of Clarkesville, GA, Passed away Tuesday March 8, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cente ...
Willene Landers Harris, 87, Cornelia
Willene Landers Harris, age 87, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on June 10, 1923, in Habersham County, GA, she was the ...

Hall

Benny Bishop, 69, Gainesville
Memorial Park announces the death of Benny Bishop, 69 of Gainesville who passed away March 8th,2011.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Richard Leon Matthews, 84, Gainesville
Richard Leon Matthews, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, March 11, ...

Jackson

Curtis J. Leachman, 76, Commerce
The funeral of Curtis J. Leachman, 76, of Commerce will conducted Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the funeral home at 2:00p.m.

Lumpkin

Susan Paulette Anderson, 52, Dahlonega
Susan Paulette Anderson, age 52 of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at her residence following a sudden illness. Mrs. Anderson was born August 19, 1958 in Hall County ...
'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.