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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 2nd, 2015

Barrow

Dianne Bettie, 56, Hoschton
Ms. Dianne Bettie, age 56, of Hoschton, Georgia died April 1, 2015. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she was preceded by her Father, Mr. Bill Bettie in 2001. She was a 1976 Graduate of ...
Essie Lou Wilkins, 98, Ellijay formerly of Winder
     Mrs. Essie Lou Wilkins, age 98, of Ellijay, Georgia, formerly of Winder, passed away April 2, 2015.  A native of Barrow County, she was a daughter of ...

Forsyth

Velma Allene Fowler, 98, Cumming
  Velma Allene Fowler Day, 98, of Cumming, GA passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 2, 2015.  She was born in Forsyth County, GA to the late Warren and Fanni ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Marjorie Chapman Carpenter, age 92 of Baldwin will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Austin Kelley wi ...
Geneva W. Thomas, 83, Baldwin, formerly of Toccoa
  Geneva Woods Thomas, age 83 of Baldwin and formerly of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Stephens County on J ...

Hall

Jerry David Bradberry, 72, Panama City Beach, Fl., formerly of Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 11, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Jerry David Bradberry age 72 of Panama City Beach, Florida formerly of Lu ...
  Dessie Jane (Jarrard) Alexander Cabrera, age 86 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at New Horizon Lanier Park.       ...
Sarah Nalley Reed, 71, Clermont
Mrs. Sarah Nalley Reed, age 71, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...

Stephens

Harley Levi Arrowwood, 23, Toccoa
Mr. Harley Levi Arrowood, age 23 of 1474 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of Hub ...
Conniss Defoor Cabe, 88, Toccoa
Mrs. Conniss Defoor Cabe, age 88 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dunn, North Carolina.   A daughter of the l ...

Union

Mr. Bernis "Potsie" Porter, age 91, of Suches, GA died Thursday April 2, 2015. Mr. Porter was a Jackson County, Georgia native who had lived in Suches for many years. ...
'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.