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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 31st, 2012

Dawson

James Dean (Jim) Howard, 77, Dawsonville
James Dean (Jim) Howard, age 77 of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012. He was retired from Norfolk Southern Railway after 38 years of service. He was preceded in ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Bell Watson, 87, Cumming
Dorothy Bell Watson, age 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of Forsyth County. Dorot ...

Habersham

Arnold Lee Franklin, 71, Mt Airy
Arnold Lee Franklin, age 71 of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on October 21, 1941, he was the son ...

Hall

Ernest Delmar "Red" Loggins, age 74 of Lula, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Loggins was born April 17, 1938 i ...
Michael Ware, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Ware, age 60 of Gainesville, GA passed away on October 31, 2012. He leaves to cherish his memories his memories three daughters: Amy Millsap, Shaneka (Glenn) Ware Wells ...
Roddy Dangar, 73, Gainesville
Rodrick "Roddy" Dangar age 73 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday October 31, 2012.Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.

Jackson

Young (Y.D.) Maddox, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Young (Y.D.) Maddox, Jr., 77, of Jefferson, GA and Marietta, GA (since January 2006) left this life for his heavenly home on October 3 ...

Other

B. Alton McCarty, 79, Comer
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces memorial services for B. Alton McCarty, 79, of Comer who passed away early Wednesday morning at the Athens Regio ...
'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.