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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 18th, 2011

Dawson

Wynona Harris Payton, 84, Dawsonville
Wynona Harris Payton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 18, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Born November 6, 1926 in Carrollton, Georgia to the lat ...

Gwinnett

David G. Holland died August 18, 2011 at his home after a three year battle with cancer. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 11:00 am Monday, August 22, 2011 at St. Michael C ...
Thomas Steven (Steve) Sheffield, beloved son, husband, and father passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2011 following a brief illness.He is preceded in death by his mothe ...

Habersham

Hannelore Ida Foerster, 84, Clarkesville
Hannelore Ida Foerster, age 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 18, 2011.Miss Foerster was born on May 18, 1927, in Germany. She was pre ...

Hall

Charles Zachary Bishop, 18, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Zachary Bishop, age 18, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Zach was born in Gainesville on December 6, 1992 to Charles Willard Bishop Jr. of G ...

Jackson

Thomas Crenshaw, M.D, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John Thomas Crenshaw, M.D., age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on August 18, 2011. Dr. Crenshaw was born on September 2, 1933 in Maysvi ...
'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.