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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 5th, 2015

Banks

Roger Ray Murray, 51, Homer
Roger Ray Murray, age 51 of Homer, GA passed away Wednesday November 04, 2015.     He was the son of the late Marvin Murray and was preceded in death by a son, D ...

Barrow

Miss Selena “Coot” Sheridan, age 99, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 8, 2015.  A native of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late W. W. and Ida Ruff ...

Dawson

Doris C. Fields, 88, Dawsonville
  Doris C. Fields, age 88 of Dawsonville passed away November 5, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Fields and her brother, Arthur Rogers.   Su ...

Forsyth

Robert E. (Bobby) Jones, age 75, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015.   Bobby was very proud to serve our country in the United States Army.  He was a self- t ...

Gwinnett

Henry Preston Hinesley, age 72 of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral service will be held Sunday, November ...

Hall

                 Tisa Lynn (Truelove) Gilbert, 51, of Lula passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 a ...
Jesus Ibarra, 60, Gainesville
Jesus Ibarra was born on February 21, 1955 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mx.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.   Jesus "Chuy," as his fam ...
Wilma Jean Elrod Ledford, 70, Gainesville
      Mrs. Wilma Jean Elrod Ledford, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at her residence following a sudden illness.  &n ...
Joe De McGoogan, 71, Clermont
Funeral services for, Joe De McGoogan age 71 of Clermont, Ga. will be held Sunday November 8, 2015 at 2:00 in Concord Baptist Church. Dr. Levi Skipper will officiate. Visitati ...
Dillard Lamar Metcalf, 70, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dillard Lamar Metcalf, age 70, of Gainesville Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Mr. Metcalf was born in Winder, ...
L. Gordon Sawyer, 89, Gainesville
L. Gordon Sawyer, 89, a retired advertising executive and Northeast Georgia Historian, died November 5, 2015. He was born in Cedar Vale, Kansas to Louis Sawyer and Ruth Gordon Sawy ...
Rafaela Alamo Segarra, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Rafaela Alamo Segarra, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia passed November 5, 2015. Arrangements will be announced later.  Young's Funeral Home, Roge ...

Jackson

Eva Faulkner Wilson, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Eva Faulkner Wilson, age 89, of Fayetteville, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA, died Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Dogwood  Forest of Fayetteville.  Mrs. Wilson was born ...

Other

Vera Mae Bradshaw, 76, Watkinsville
Vera Mae Bradshaw, age 76 of Watkinsville, GA passed away Wednesday November 04, 2015.   Mrs. Bradshaw was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Emma Lou Gilleland T ...

White

Anne Hughes, 68, Cleveland
Anne Hughes age 68, of Cleveland passed away Thursday November 5, 2015.  Mrs. Hughes was born in Blairsville, Ga the daughter of the late Joe and Annie Thomas Underwood. &n ...
'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.