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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2011

Banks

Howard Keith Lance, 45, Gillsville
Mr. Howard Keith Lance, age 45 of Gillsville, GA died Saturday, August 6, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Lance was born in Jackson County to William Howard Lance of Jefferson and the ...

Gwinnett

Mary Lindell Hadden, 94, Suwanee
MARY LINDELL HADDEN, 94, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday August 6th, 2011.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangements By Byars Funeral ...

Habersham

Shirley F. Wood, 67, Cornelia
Shirley F. Wood, age 67, of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011 at her residence.Born in Franklin NC, on June 24, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Sam and Pearl Hucc ...
Shirley Frady Wood, 67, Cornelia
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Shirley Frady Wood, age 67, of Cornelia who passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and ...

Hall

Barbara M. Eagan, Gainesville
Barbara M. Eagan of Gainesville died Saturday August 6, 2011. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Little & Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Dale Smith, 66, Riverton,Wyoming, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Dale Smith, 66 of Riverton, Wyoming formerly of Gainesville died July 30, 2011 at his home in Riverton following a long battle with cancer. Graveside services will be held at 1 ...
Evelyn Reu Hawkins, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Evelyn Reu Hawkins, 88 of Gainesville died Saturday August 6, 2011 at her residence. A native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Mrs. Hawkins was the daughter of the late William and M ...
Mrs. Mary D. Waddell, age 69 of Bryson City, NC, formerly of Hall County passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011 following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be Wednesday, Augu ...
Sandra Olar, 55, Gainesville
Sandra Olar, age 55 of Gainesville, GA died Saturday, August 6, 2011. Arrangements to be announce by Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
William Arnold Sellers, Jr., 89, Gainesville
William Arnold "Bill" Sellers, Jr., age 89, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011, at his residence following a brief illness.Born in Greenville, NC on July ...

Jackson

Billy Joe Wooldridge, 71, Jefferson
Mr. Billy Joe Wooldridge, age 71, of Jefferson, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966.

Lumpkin

Berbie Robinson Harkins, 92, Dahlonega
Mrs. Berbie Robinson Harkins, age 92, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a sudden illness.Mrs. Harkins ...

White

Edward Cleve Carter, 78, Cleveland
Edward Cleve Carter, age 78, of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2011 at Northeast Ga Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Carter was born in Habersham 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.