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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 20th, 2011

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Bonnie Sanders Cagle, 79, Cumming
Bonnie Sanders Cagle, age 79, of Alpharetta, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2011. She was a member of Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Alpharetta. She was preceded in deat ...

Hall

Danny Loran Archer, 48, Gainesville
Danny Loran Archer, age 48 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, August 2 ...
Donald C. Owen, 76, Gainesville
Donald C. Owen, age 76 of Gainesville, known to many as "Papa Donald", went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, August 20th, after an extended illness.Visitation will b ...
Richard Lee Newkirk, 78, Gainesville
Rev. Richard Newkirk, a Gainesville resident since 1996, died August 20, 2011. Born in Washington, D.C. in 1933, he received his BA from Hampden-Sydney College, MDiv. from Union Se ...

Jackson

Vanessa Partlow-Gresham, 47, Jefferson
Vanessa Partlow-Gresham, age 47 of Gainesville, Ga died Saturday, August 20, 2011. Services will be held Thursday, August 25 at 2pm at New Salem Baptist Church, Jefferson, Ga. Wimb ...

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Earline Atwood Johnson, 82, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Earline Atwood Johnson, age 82 of Cleveland. Mrs. Johnson passed away Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Northeast Georgia ...
Paige Elizabeth Dorsey, 49, Cleveland
Paige Elizabeth Dorsey, age 49 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Northside Hosptial after a courageous battle with leukemia.Mrs. Dorsey was born July 18, 1962 ...
'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.