Local Obits for Thu. Dec 17th, 2015
Mrs. Cornelia Williamson, age 97, of Winder, Georgia died December 17, 2015. Born
in Vesta, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late James and Callie Smith.& ...
Roger L. Stephens, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 17, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.
Born March 11, 1939 to the late Clyde and Madge Cox ...
Sarah Francis Echols Evans, age 85, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. Sarah was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of New ...
Wallace Alfred Beggs, 87, a longtime residence of Clarkesville, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2015. He was born on November 11, 1928, the oldest son of Cleo ...
Polly Ann Keller Loudermilk, age 80 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at her residence.
Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on July 10, 193 ...
LINDA WIMPEY MARTIN, age 49, of Demorest, GA passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015 following a sudden illness.
Ms. Martin was born August 5, 1966 in Young Harris, GA, to ...
Mr. Ralph Junior Bittle age 64 of Gainesville, died Thursday December 17, 2015 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Saturday December 19, 2015 at ...
Roy D. Loehr, Jr., after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease, went to meet his Savior in the presence of his wife and family on Thursday morning, December 17, 2015.  ...
Mr. Lonnie Joe Richie, age 81, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Larry Dean Cummings, age 59 of Braselton died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his residence. M ...
Mr. Larry Maxwell King, age 72, of Dahlonega passed to his heavenly home on December 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mr. William "Bill" Drake, age 80, of Danielsville, GA died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Drake was born in Danielsville to the late J ...
Dorothy Marie Loggins, age 53, of Good Hope, GA passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015.
She was a very crafty person who loved to knit, and was a wonderful caretaker.
She is ...
Mrs. Mary Nell Cobb Harbert Ivester age 86, of 110 Pine Villa Drive, Toccoa passed away Thursday December 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
A daughter of t ...
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.