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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 5th, 2015

Forsyth

Roy Dwayne Gravitt, 51, Cumming
Roy Dwayne Gravitt age 51, of Cumming, GA passed away on May 4, 2015. He is survived by his brothers and sister, Dennis (Marsha) Gravitt, Daylon (Patti) Gravitt, and Denna (David) ...

Habersham

Deborah Ann Smith, 55, Demorest
Deborah Ann Smith, age 55 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on October 19, 1959 in Broward County, Florida, she was a daug ...

Hall

Brian Keith Page, 44, Clermont
Brian Keith Page, 44, of Clermont passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015. A native of Hall County, he was the son of the late Bobby and Martha Smallwood Page. He was a member of Mt. V ...
Johnnie G. Barnes, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Johnnie G. Barnes, 79, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2015 at Lakewood Baptist Chur ...
Clyde Alvin Burnett, 63, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clyde Alvin Burnett, age 63, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Mr. Burnett was a son of the late Floyd an ...
Darren C. Faulk, 46, Flowery Branch
Darren C. Faulk, age 46, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, JoAnn Wood Lynn. He is survived by his father and mothe ...
Bobby (Bob) Clyde Phillips, 80, Flowery Branch
Bobby “Bob” Clyde Phillips, 80, of Flowery Branch passed away on Monday, May 5, 2015 at Gwinnett County Medical Center following a sudden illness.     ...
Dorotha Jeane Whelchel Roper, 84, Gainesville
Dorotha Jeane Whelchel Roper went on to be with our Lord on Monday, May 4th after an extended illness. She was 84 years old. Born on June 22, 1930, Mrs. Roper was a lifeti ...

Jackson

Millie Sue Brock, 62, Jefferson
  Millie Sue Brock, age 62, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.laws ...
Keith Brandon Kellum, 41, Jefferson
  Mr. Keith Brandon Kellum, age 41, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Kellum was born in Sylacauga, AL to Ralph Kellum (Bet ...

Lumpkin

Ray Gene Anderson, 84, Dahlonega
Ray Gene Anderson, age 84, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015.   Ray Gene was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He worked for the Lu ...
'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.