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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 23rd, 2015

Forsyth

Anthony James Crosta, Sr., age 95, of Cumming, passed away on December 23, 2015. Anthony was born in Newark, NJ., on May 15, 1920. He was a plumber with Enclore Plumbing of Ft. Lau ...

Habersham

Thomas Hudson Echols, age 79 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at his residence. Born in Lula, Georgia on October 20, 1936, he was a son of the late Henry Harris ...
Wanda Kay McMahan McClure, age 67 of Cornelia, Georgia formerly of Gastonia, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at her residence followin ...
Ray E. Todd, 91, Mt. Airy
Ray E. Todd, age 91 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 following an extended illness.   Born in Madison County, Georgia on March 26, 1 ...

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Karon Lynn Bennett, 61, Loganville
Karon Lynn Bennett, age 61 of Loganville, GA, died Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Mrs. Bennett has been cremated and a Memorial service will be held Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:0 ...
'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.