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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 21st, 2013

Dawson

Elga Mincey, 86, Dawsonville
Elga Mincey, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 21, 2013 at New Horizons following a period of declining health. Born January 21, 1927 to the late Arthur and Maggie W ...
Fred Sartin, 84, Dawsonville
Fred Sartin, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born September 23, 1929 in Cairo, Georgia to the late Samuel and Essie Sa ...

Forsyth

Aleah Susan Keeton, 33, Cumming
Aleah Susan Keeton, age 33, of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 20, 2013. Aleah worked at Michael's and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She is preceded in dea ...
Linda Lynn Baker, 45, Cumming
Linda Lynn Baker, age 45, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013. Linda served as a Home Health Caregiver. She never met a stranger and always had a smile for everyone ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Whidby Smith, 68, Lawrenceville
Patricia Whidby Smith, age 68, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Deonna Barrett; parents, Leonard and ...

Hall

Donald Wilson Bennett, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Donald Wilson Bennett, 72, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Saturday December 21, 2013. Born in Dawsonville, Ga on September 20, 1941, he was the son of the late Bill Wilson and ...
Evelyn Ruth Bellamy Frady, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Bellamy Frady age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday December 21, 2013 following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday December 23, ...
Lou Nelle Gee, 86, Gainesville
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Monday December 23, 2013 in Wards FuneralHome Chapel for Lou Nelle Gee , 86 , of Flowery Branch , Ga. Rev. Leon Thompsonand Rev. William Gee w ...
Mary L. Jackson, 85, Gainesville
Mary L. Jackson, age 85 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday December 20, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Services are scheduled for Monday at 2 PM December 23, 201 ...
Virginia Ann Deavers, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Ann Deavers age 85 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday December 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are schedu ...

Jackson

Cathy Elaine Bruce, 58, Commerce
Mrs. Cathy Elaine Bruce, age 58, of Commerce, GA died Friday, December 20, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Bruce was born in Trenton, NJ to Irene Cowart Pace of Commerce and the late ...

Other

Betty Jean Mathis, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Mathis, age 77, of Danielsville, GA died Friday, December 20, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Mathis was born in Commerce, GA to the late William guy and Ruby Smith Be ...

White

Lynda Bishop Turner, 76, Cleveland
Lynda Bishop Turner, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Turner was born November 15, 1937 in Gainesville, GA to the late George and ...
'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.