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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 29th, 2014

Dawson

Sally Burt, 99, Dawsonville
Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born January 2, 1915 in Blairsville, ...

Forsyth

James "Jim" Thomas Voerg, Sr., age 60, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 29, 2014. Born in Strongsville, OH, a suburb of Cleveland, he is preceded in death by his par ...

Hall

Glenn W. Spooner, 68, Gainesville
Glenn W. Spooner, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Spooner was born May 5, 1946 in Beaver Falls, PA to the late G ...

Jackson

Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, 55, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, age 55 of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 29, 2014.Ms. Shumake was born in Wind ...

Lumpkin

Cindy Denise Mobley Chapman, 48 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at her residence. She is survived by her children, Son, Brett Kidd of Newnan, GA and Mariss ...

Other

Justin Michael Miles, 23, Alpharetta
Justin Michael Miles, 23 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on August 29, 2014. He is preceded in death by paternal grandparents Horace and Violet Miles and maternal grandfather Robert ...
Timothy Hal Burnette, 57, Marietta
Mr. Timothy Hal Burnette, age 57 of 2574 Cedar Canyon Drive, Marietta, GA, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hospice of Atlanta. The son of Ruby Cash Burnette Shafer and the l ...
'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.