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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 10th, 2012

Dawson

Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, Dawsonville
Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 10, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born July 22, 1919 to the late Henry Etna a ...

Forsyth

Rita Garmon, 56, Cumming
Rita Garmon, age 56, Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012. Rita enjoyed traveling and was an active member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where she sang ...

Habersham

Agnes Joyce Kimbrell, 78, Mt Airy
MS. AGNES JOYCE KIMBRELL, age 78, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Banks County, Georgia on August 23, 19 ...

Hall

Eunice Irene Baty, 83, Loganville
Eunice Irene Baty, age 83 of Loganville, died March 10, 2012. A Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Highlands, NC. Mrs. Baty was born in ...
Kathy E. Stone, 56, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Kathy E. Stone, 56 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday March 10, 2012 at her home following an extended illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Mem ...
Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr., 63, Gainesville
Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville, announces the death of Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr. Mr. Skelton died at his home in Gainesville on March 10, 2012. Born in Atlanta, Fulton ...
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, Clermont
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, of Clermont, Ga. went to be with his heavenly father on March 10, 2012. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Steve was a loving and faithful husband ...
'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.