Local Obits for Thu. Dec 12th, 2013
James (Jimmy) Paul Barrentine, 65, of Cumming, GA passed away, surrounded by his loving family on December 12, 2013. Born in Jasper, AL he was the son of the late Archie and Jessi ...
Richard William Harris III, age 67, of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013. He was born November 7, 1946, in Palatka, FL and graduated from Clay High School in Gree ...
Lee Gailey, Jr., age 66, of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013 at his residence.Born on February 22, 1947 in Morgan County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Lee, Sr ...
Mr. Vernon Dean Freeman age 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 12, 2013. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Serv ...
Virginia Elouise Brewster, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral s ...
John Edward Fowler, Jr, 80 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at North East Georgia Medical Center with his family. He was a veteran, having served in the ...
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.