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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 31st, 2014

Forsyth

Mary Lou Snyder, 84, Cumming
Mary Lou Snyder, 84, of Cumming, GA (and a longtime resident of Chicago, IL) died on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Shamokin, PA she was the daught ...
Thad Packett Hamby Jr., 77, Cumming
Thad Packett Hamby, Jr., age 77, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 31st, 2014. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Linda Hamby of Cumming; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff ...

Hall

Peggy Bailey Wood, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Bailey Wood, age 82, of Gainesville went to be with Jesus on Sunday 8/31/2014. Mrs. Wood was born in Athens GA where she lived most of her life. She retired from Wayne Edward ...
Thomas H. Long, 67, Gainesville
Thomas H. Long, age 67 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Commerce following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 ...
Tommy Dorsey Anderson, 51, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 4, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Tommy Dorsey Anderson, age 51 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bill Hutcheson ...

Jackson

James Thomas Mize, 70, Hoschton
James Thomas Mize, age 70, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014. He loved to hunt and fish. He was survived by his wife Sandra Mize; sons Wayne Mize of Winder, Johnny ...

Other

James Luther Johnson McBath, 95, Carnesville
James Luther Johnson "Jim" McBath Sr., 95, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday afternoon at his home. Born April 28, 1919, in Carnesville, he was the son of the late James ...
'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.