Local Obits for Sat. Jul 23rd, 2011
Billy Williams, age 63, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. Billy is preceded in death by his wife, P ...
Mary Ella Madden Groenveld, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia passed into eternal life on July 23, 2011.Mrs. Groenveld was born on January 3, 1921, in Stratford, Connecticut. She was t ...
Rose Grossman Wiechard, age 77 of Clarkesville passed away July 23, 2011. Born April 19, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey, Rose was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman Lind. Sh ...
Sandra Luthi Black, age 62, of Clarkesville, GA, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Toccoa, GA on October 17, 1948, she was a daughter ...
Wilbon Carl Dooley, age 75, of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011 at his residence.Born in Stephens County on June 25, 1936, he was a son of the late Jeff and Georgia ma ...
Larry Ricky Smith, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Murrayville Congregational ...
Memorial Park announces the death of William Albert Pilcher, age 91 of Gainesville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time
Wanda Wilbanks, age 63 of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, ...
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.