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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 2nd, 2011

Banks

Lee Martin, 60, Commerce
Lee Martin, 60, of Watkinsville passed away September 2, 2011, at St. Anne's Hospital in Athens.Born in Moultrie, Ga.,he was the son of Arlene Martin and the late Otha Leroy M ...

Habersham

Cliff Raymond Brannon Jr., 57, of Morrow GA, passed away Friday, September 2, 2011 at the Vitas Hospice.Born in Demorest, GA on August 15, 1954, he was a son of Marilyn Hardy Brann ...
DWIGHT DEAN BOOTH, 53, Clarkesville
DWIGHT DEAN BOOTH, 53, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on September 2nd, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a Paramedic/ Firefighter with Lumpkin County and a ...

Hall

David DeLong, 55, Gainesville
Mr. David "Butch" DeLong, 55, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, September 2, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Macon, GA on December 24, 1955 he was the ...
Frank Turk, 78, Oakwood
Frank Turk, 78, of Gainesville and Oakwood, passed away Friday, September 2, 2011.Funeral services will be held Monday, September 5, 2011, at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Little & ...
James Andrew England, 73, Gainesville
James Andrew England, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday Morning, September 2, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are ...
Mattie Mae Jordon, NA, Gainesville
Mattie Mae Jordon, of Gainesville, Passed Away Friday August 2, 2011. Arraignments to be Announced by Ward's Funeral Home 758 Main St. Gainesville www.wardsfh.com
Mittie Mae Teasley Jordan, 93, Gainesville
Mittie Mae Teasley Jordan, 93, of Gainesville passed on Friday September 2, 2011. Home Going Services will be held 10:00 am Wednesday September 7, 2011 at Antioch Baptist Church ...

Jackson

Ambray Sorrow, 79, Commerce
Mr. Ambray Sorrow, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mr. Sorrow was born in Jackson County to the late Osie and Lila Slater Sorrow ...
'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.