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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 1st, 2012

Banks

Katherine Sheridan Turner, 91, Formerly of Maysville
Mrs. Katherine Sheridan Turner, age 91, passed away on September 1, 2012 after a brief illness at Magnolia Manor in Americus, GA where she had resided since March 2012. She was bo ...

Gwinnett

Dave W. Sander, 61, Buford
Mr. Dave W. Sander, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, David W. Sander. He is survived by his wife of nine yea ...
Janice Earls, 54, Buford
Ms. Janice Earls, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elease Earls Daniel; and father, Rascall Jackson. She is ...

Habersham

Charles Black, 74, Clarkesville
CHARLES DON BLACK, SR., age 74, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2012. Mr. Black was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 23, 1938. He was preceded in de ...
Leona Kimbrell Munch, 75, Mableton, formerly of Cornelia
LEONA KIMBRELL MUNCH, age 75, of Mableton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 1, 2012. She was born to Goldman Kimbrell and Evelyn Warren Kimbrell on May 2, 1937 in Cor ...
Opal Holder, 100, Clarkesville
Mrs. Opal Holder, age 100, of Clarkesville and formerly of Cochran, Georgia died Saturday, September 1, 2012.The family will receive friends at Hillside Memorial Chapel Funeral Hom ...
Shayne Mote, 43, Cornelia
Shayne Mote, age 43, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2012.Mr. Mote was born on December 11, 1968, in Habersham County, Georgia; son of Frances Gunn Ward ...

Hall

Bruce Parramore, 53, Flowery Branch
Mr. Bruce Parramore, age 53, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012 following a sudden illness. The family will receive friends 6:00
Ila Williams Harris, 93, Gainesville
Ila Williams Harris, 93, of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 1, 2012 at New Horizons West Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Leigh Ann Johnston, 54, Gainesville
Leigh Ann Johnston, 54, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 1st, 2012. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.A ...
Michael Ray Gill, 55, Gainesville
Michael Ray Gill, 55, of Gainesville died September 1, 2012. Graveside service 1 p.m. Saturday at New Bridge Baptist Church Cemetery. Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.

Jackson

Frank Smith, 70, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frank Smith, age 70, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2012. Mr. Smith was a native of Jackson County, GA, a son ...

Other

Robert John Detjen, 61, Alpharetta
Robert John Detjen, 61, of Alpharetta, GEorgia passed away on Saturday, September 1st, 2012. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.Ar ...
'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.