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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 2nd, 2014

Banks

Beulah Mae Shook Shaw, age 72 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Born in Rabun County, Georg ...
James "Jamie" Carlton Jarrell, III, age 51 of Homer, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 01, 2014.Born in Stephens County, Georgia on June 01, 1963, he was a son of Jame ...

Barrow

Jessie May Edmondson, 46, Bethlehem
Jessie May Edmondson, age 46, of Bethlehem, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The ...

Forsyth

Odath Samples, 82, Cumming
Odath Samples, age 82, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. He was a long time member of Daves Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milford ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Dorothy Christopher Duncan, age 90, a lifelong resident of Buford and Sugar Hill community, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband D ...

Habersham

Mary Bradford Drost, 81, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Mary Bradford Drost, age 81 of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 7th from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the service ...

Hall

Boyd Parr, Jr.,, 80, Gainesville
Boyd Parr, Jr., age 80 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, ...
Lynn Ann Herman, 50, Oakwood
Lynn Ann Herman, age 50, of Oakwood, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Ira Herman, Oakwood, GA; children, Joseph Herman, Buford, GA, ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Blanche Daniels Borders, age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Mrs. Borders was born on July 4, 193 ...

Other

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the death of William Thomas "Tommy" Latta, age 72, of Griffin who passed away on Wednesday July 2nd, 2014. Mr. Latta was the son of ...

Stephens

Laura 'Lee' Martin, 77, Toccoa
Laura "Lee" Martin, age 77, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2014. Mrs. Martin was born on May 15, 1937 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; daughter of the lat ...
'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.