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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 5th, 2014


John Martin Hages, 82, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Martin Hages 82, of Maysville, Georgia, who entered into rest Sunday, October 5, 2014.Mr. Hages was born in Bay City, Michigan, t ...


Dennis William Poole, 49, Cumming
Dennis William Poole, 49, of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, October 5th, 2014. Survivors include his parents, Lamar and Ruby Poole of Suwanee; sisters, Lorene Skywark, Suwanee ...


Bill G. Rone, 72, Grayson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bill G. Rone, age 72, of Grayson, who passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Mr. Rone was born in Ethel, Mississippi, a son to the la ...


Christopher Chase Raymond, age 24 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014. Chase was born on June 12, 1990 in Sildell, Louisiana. In his spare time he enjoyed skate boardi ...
Nancy Lois Hart, 79, Demorest
Nancy Lois Hart, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Virginia on December 8, 1934, she was a daughter of the l ...


Emma Elliott, 88, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday October 8, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Emma Verlene Elliott age 88 of Gainesville. The Rev. Raymond Latty wil ...
Ronald Drew Sailers, 72, Murrayville
Mr. Ronald Drew Sailers, age 72 of Murrayville, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014.No services are scheduled at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, ...
Sarah Annie Cleveland, 70, Gainesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Sarah Annie Cleveland, age 70 of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland. Ms.Cleveland passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014. Fu ...


Henry Paul Turner, 86, Dahlonega
Mr. Henry Paul Turner was born June 12, 1928 in Dahlonega, Georgia to John Wesley andMaud McDonald Turner. He joined older siblings Ruby and John "Ed" Turner. Henry' ...


James Andrew Hoffman, 48, Queens NY
James Andrew Hoffman 48 of Queens New York died October 5 at Embracing Hospice Care in Cumming Ga. He is survived by his wife Janis Hoffman, and his children Ryan Hoffman, Brandon ...
John Michael McEver, 61, Monroe
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Michael McEver, age 61, of Monroe, Georgia, who entered into rest on Sunday, October 5, 2014.Mr. McEver was born in Monroe, Georg ...


Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Sarah Annie Bell Blackwell Warwick Cleveland, age 70 of Gainesville, formerly of Cleveland. Ms. Cleveland passed away Su ...
'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.