Local Obits for Mon. Jun 1st, 2015
Winford Martin Baker, age 71, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015.
Mr. Baker was born on April 27, 1944 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Edd and Ruth ...
Mary Ramey Lovell, age 87 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015, at Habersham Medical Center.
Born in Sparta, Georgia on August 7, 1927, she was a daughter of the late H ...
Harold Dean Clark, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 01, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Mary Neese Rice,age 68, of Gainesville passed away Monday, June 1, 2015.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Dorsey Rice, Jr; parents, John and L ...
Mrs. Donna Jean Anderson Butler, age 54, of Dahlonega passed away at her residence on Monday, June 01, 2015 following a sudden illness. Born in Hall County, Donna had lived most of ...
Barbara Sue Rider Casper, age 60, of Cleveland passed away Monday June 1, 2015.
Mrs. Casper was born in Blairsville, GA the daughter of the late Arlie Rider Sr. and Bertie ...
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.