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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 16th, 2013

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Betty Jean Dempsey, 79, Cumming
Betty Jean Dempsey, age 79, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013. She was a member of North Roswell Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Frank Dempsey of C ...
Estlene Stanford, 86, Cumming
Estlene Stanford, age 86, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013. She was the oldest member of Roanoke Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus ...
Norman Ray Hilburn, 74, Cumming
Norman Ray Hilburn, 74, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 16, 2013. He was the son of the late Jewel and Charles Roberts. He is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Hilburn of ...
Willie Frank Tinsley, 77, Cumming
Willie Frank Tinsley, 77, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on November 16th, 2103. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 from the ...

Habersham

James Russell Sexton, 68, Mt. Airy
James Russell Sexton, age 68, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Mr. Sexton was born on January 12, 1945, in Dearborn, Michigan; son to the late Will ...

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Edna Nell Chapman, 92, Gainesville
Edna Nell McFalls Chapman, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, ...
Michael Wayne Greene, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Wayne Greene, 66 of Gainesville died Saturday November 16, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday November 21 ...

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Wirtha Morgan, 86, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Wirtha Morgan, age 86 of Cleveland. Wirtha passed away peacefully Saturday, November 16, 2013.Funeral services are ...
'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.