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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 22nd, 2014

Dawson

Paul F. Helton, 79, Dawsonville
Paul F. Helton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.Born November 24, 1934 to the late J. W. and Mary ...

Habersham

Robert L. Farmer, 75, Cornelia
Robert L. Farmer, age 75 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Born in White County on April 25, 1938, he was a son of the late Robert A. Farmer and Mae Belle Soseb ...

Hall

Carroll Jean Herington, 94, Gainesville
Carroll Jean Herington, age 94, of Gainesville formerly of Stone Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at New Horizon Limestone following an extended ill ...
Corine Jackson Lott, 64, Gainesville
Corine Jackson Lott, age 64 of Gainesville, Ga. died January 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church at 12 noon. Professional Services are e ...
Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Friday January 24, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel, for Ms. Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, of Gainesville. Rev. Lamar Purcell, Rev. Darry ...
James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr, 45, Gainesville
Mr. James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr., age 45, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, January 26, ...
Sherry Timms Smith, 60, Sugar Hill
Sherry Timms Smith, age 60, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Buren and Grace Westbrooks Timms; sister, Sandra ...

Jackson

Arie Ann Bryant, 50, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Arie Ann Bryant, 50, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014.Mrs. Bryant was born in Louisville, Kentucky a ...
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, Commerce
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, passed away on January 22, 2014. Mr. Worley was born and resided in Commerce, GA. He was the son of the late James and Gladys Worley. He was an avid car e ...
Ronald Boyer, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Boyer, 76, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014. ...

Lumpkin

Ellen Altois Allman, 63, Dahlonega
Ellen Altois Allman, age 63, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in Camden, SC.Ellen was born in Michigan, raised her children in Dahlonega, GA, and had lived in Camden, SC since 199 ...

White

George Urwin Metcalf Jr., 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. George Urwin Metcalf Jr, age 83 of Cleveland. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014 ...
'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.