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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 29th, 2015

Habersham

Morgan Thibeault Bone, 26, Cornelia
Morgan Thibeault Bone, age 26 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, December 28, 2015.  Mrs. Bone was born in Stephens County on August 3, 1989. She attended Bethesda Fellowship ...
Billy (Joe) Irvin, 54, Mt. Airy
Billy “Joe” Irvin, age 54, of Mt. Airy passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Born in Habersham County on July 12, 1961, Mr. Irvin was the son of the late Bill a ...
Nell Chambers James, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nell Chambers James, age 87, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will ...
Evelyn (Granny) Jarrell, 85, Clarkesville
Evelyn “Granny” Jarrell, age 85, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Jarrell was born o ...

Jackson

Martha Higgins Lawrence, 90, Maysville
  Mrs. Martha Higgins Lawrence, age 90, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Lawrence was born in Lawrenceville to the late Leonard ...

Other

Jim Inus Hanson, 89, Macon
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jim Inus Hanson, age 89, of Macon, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Mr. Hanson was born in Jefferson, Georgia a ...

Stephens

Mrs. Helen Frances Peeples Whitworth, age 93 of Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late S.P. Peeples, S ...

White

Lawrence (Larry) August Berliner age 86, of Sautee passed away Tuesday December 29, 2015.  Mr. Berliner was born in Staten Island, NY the son of the late Hans and Corina Be ...
Alton Maurice (Tom) Kees, 81, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Alton Maurice (Tom) Kees, age 81 of Cleveland. Tom passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Visitation will be held ...
'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.