Local Obits for Sat. Jan 21st, 2012
Marilyn Ruth Staebell, loving mother and wife, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012. She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Marilyn loved se ...
PAULA SANCHEZ, 62, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 21st, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Monday, ...
Tommie Lee Whitfield, 62, of Decatur, Georgia passed away on Saturday , January 21st, 2012.He was Cremated and at this time no other services are planned.Byars Funeral Home & ...
Eunice Barbara Ann Roberts, 58, of Cornelia passed away Saturday January 21, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Memorial services will be held M ...
Bernard Alvin Jackson, age 82, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Cleveland, Ga., passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at his residence.Mr. Jackson was born on Jan. 22, 1929, in Clevel ...
Home going services for Mr. Lyman Fletcher Williams Sr., 79, of Gainesville, Georgia will be held, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, 1:30 pm Antioch Baptist Church located on 1010 Mill St., ...
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.