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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 21st, 2013

Dawson

Carol Whitaker, 81, Dawsonville
Carol Whitaker, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born January 5, 1932 in Dawson County to the late Hok ...

Habersham

Doris Tomlin Burrell, 85, Evans formerly of Cornelia
Doris Elaine Tomlin Burrell, age 85, of Evans, Georgia formerly of Cornelia, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.Born on February 28, 1928, in Cleve ...

Hall

Connie Padgett Hendrix, 63, Flowery Branch
Ms. Connie Padgett Hendrix, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Octobe ...
Elizabeth E. Martin, 94, Gainesville
Memorial Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday November 2, 2013 at First Baptist Church for Elizabeth Elrod Martin age 94 of Gainesville. Dr. Bill Coates and Otto Toledo wi ...
Grace Sue Smith, 86, Gainesville
Grace Sue Smith, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at ...
Tom McCollum, 70, Suwanee
Tom McCollum, age 70, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Miles and Mary McCollum. He is survived by his wife of sevent ...

Lumpkin

Bettie (Norman) Rogers, 59, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bettie (Norman) Rogers, age 59, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Memorial Services area schedule ...

Other

Lynn Burks Cohran, 58, Riverdale
Lynn Burks Cohran, 58, of Riverdale, GA passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born February 6, 1955, she was a 1973 graduate of North Clay ...
Tamra Lea Walker Biggerstaff, age 56 of Carrollton, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Tanner Health Care in Carrollton, Georgia following a sudden illness. ...
'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.