Local Obits for Mon. Jul 29th, 2013
Rev. Robert B. "Hoppy" Hopkins, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 29, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Rev. Hopkin ...
Mrs. Carol Woods Grant, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 29, 2013. She was preceded in death by her father, Merle Woods; and sister, Tresea Woods. She is survived b ...
Mr. Tommy Yancy, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 He was preceded in death by his mother, Ada Yancy; brothers, Gerald Piper, James Piper and Kenneth Piper. ...
Eston D. Chapman, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sc ...
Ray Cline Gazaway, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Monika F. Lynch, age 81, Athens, Georgia, passed away on July 29, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Lynch was born in Dresden, Germany on July 5, 1932, she was ...
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.