Local Obits for Thu. Dec 11th, 2014
Eric Jones, age 46 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014.Mr. Jones was born on July 2, 1968 in Demorest, GA. He was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include hi ...
Tony Simmons, 53, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday December 10, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Born November 4, 1961 to the late Troy Lee and Dorothy Simmons, ...
Billy Dwight Armour, age 58 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia following a extended illness.Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, D ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. ElbertByron Hall, age 92 of Clermont. Mr. Hall passed away Thursday, December 11,2014. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Sharon Smallwood Hindman, 59 of Anderson , South Carolina formerly of Gainesville, Ga. died Thursday December 11, 2014 at her residence.Born in Gainesville, Ga. , Sharon had lived ...
Sherry Lynn Craft Childers, age 56, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, December 11th, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Margaret Craft. Sherry was a won ...
Avalon (Avie) Delp Cordell, age 79, of Alpharetta, Georgia, died on Thursday, December 11, 2014.Born May 15, 1935, in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Avie was born and raised on the D ...
Thomas Duggan Harrison Jr., age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Harrison was born August 2, 1942 in Sparta, GA to ...
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.