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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 24th, 2015

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Joyce Ann Dotson, 80, Cumming
Joyce Ann Dotson of Cumming, Georgia, died on her 80th birthday, December 24, 2015.  Joyce was born in Monroe, Georgia, where she met her husband, James William (J.W.) Do ...

Habersham

Janeene Mason Cisco, 54, Mt. Airy
Janeene Mason Cisco, age 54, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, formerly of Miami, Florida, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Mrs. Cisco was born on September 19, 1961 in Miami, Fl ...

Hall

Louise Kathrine Barker, 86, Gainesville
  Mrs. Louise Kathrine Barker, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park following an extended illness.   &nb ...
Charles "Chuck" Richard Clausen, 75, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles “Chuck” Richard Clausen, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville, surrounded by h ...
 Ms. Patricia Lynn Harry, age 56 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida following a brief illness.        ...
Artha Lee Kendrick, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Artha Lee “Susie” Kendrick age 91 of Clermont passed away on Thursday December 24, 2015 at Grady Hospital following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Dorothy Geneva Jones Mizell age 89 of Commerce passed away December 23, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Mizell was born November 24, 1926 in Homer to the late Joh ...

Other

Leon George (Lee) Pergl, age 74, of Roswell passed away Thursday, December 24, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Josephine Domblewski Pergl and his siste ...
'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.