Local Obits for Fri. Oct 5th, 2012
David T. Robinson, age 76 a resident of both Forsyth and Fannin counties passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 after a period of illness. He was known as a man of faith and generosit ...
Doris G. Evans, age 70 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012. Doris was a great mom who loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of ...
Whitfield Funeral Home announces funeral services for Alisa Dolores Aycock Thomas, 42, of Alto.She passed away Friday, October 5, 2012.Funeral services are scheduled Monday, Octobe ...
Mrs. Carol Dean Williams was born January 12, 1948 in Putnam County to the late Willie and Matilda Coleman. On October 5, 2012 her earthly journey came to end due to a sudden illn ...
Lillie Ruth Whitfield Stewart, age 85, of Oakwood, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012, following an extended illness. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Anderson Stew ...
Verdell Wofford, age 83, of Gainesville died Friday, Oct. 5,2012 at her home. Mrs. Wofford lived most of her life in Gainesville. She worked many years as a parapro for Gainesville ...
Mrs. Barbara Gayle Miller, age 69, of Toccoa, died Friday, October 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.Born January 29, 1943 in Stephens County, she was a da ...
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.