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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 22nd, 2012

Habersham

Janice Gail Newell Mann, 67, Mt. Airy
Janice Gail Newell Mann, age 67 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 22, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Arthur W ...
Phillip A. Martin, 44, Cornelia
Phillip A. Martin, age 44 of the Fairview Community, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on February 15, 1967, h ...
Porter Welborn, 90, Demorest
Porter Welborn, age 90, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Mr. Welborn was born in White County, Georgia on February 22, 1922; to the late James Fran ...

Hall

Judith Borders, 55, Gainesville
Judith Borders, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2012 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral H ...
Paul Hardman, 94, Gainesville
Mr. Paul Hardman "Hart" Grizzle, Sr. age 94 of Gainesville passed away Saturday morning September 22, 2012 at the Gold City Convalescent Center, Dahlonega, Ga. after an e ...

Lumpkin

Barbara Jean Hicks, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Barbara Jean Hicks, age 84, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.Mrs. Hicks was an Anderson, SC native who h ...

Other

Lucy Nelson, 97, Marietta
Lucy Nelson, age 67 of Marietta, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 22, 2012. She was a graduate of Campbell High School and Georgia State University. Lucy wa ...

Rabun

Kenneth E. Byrd, Jr, 62, Clayton
Kenneth E. Byrd, Jr., 62, was called home on September 22, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Ken was a teacher, administrator, and coach. His career began at his alma mater F ...

White

Mrs. Katie Wynelle Peters age 68 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Peters was born in Atlanta Georgia the daughter of ...
Sara Diana Davis, 50, Cleveland
Diana, 50, passed away on September 22, 2012 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She was born in Batesville, MS on May 20, 1962, daughter of Bonnie Ferguson Taylor and the late Mint ...
'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.