Local Obits for Fri. Jun 8th, 2012
Mr. Jackie Reeves, age 55, of Winder passed away Friday, June 8, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralho ...
Jean Stella Reszutek, 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 8, 2012. Born in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Tadeusz and Frances Kanasiuk.Stella married Edward Reszut ...
Roy Smith, age 75, of Cumming passed away Friday, June 8, 2012. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Roy is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Mary Smith and hi ...
Eleanor Dora Keefner Hamling, age 89 of Gainesville, formerly of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, died peacefully in her sleep at her sons home, Friday Morning, June 8, 2012 ...
Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Monday June 11, 2012 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Floyd Jackson "Jim" Suggs, 89, of Gainesville. The Rev. John Lance will offic ...
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.