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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2015

Forsyth

B. L. Perry, 79, Cumming
B. L. Perry, age 79 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  He  is survived by niece, Delene Shadburn; nephew, Chip Shadburn. Funeral services will be ...

Habersham

  Frances McMillian Ivie Blackburn, age 91, of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at her residence. Born on May 18, 1924, in Demorest, she was a daughter of ...
John C. “J. J.” Jennings, Jr., age 72, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at his residence. Born on January 15, 1943, in Kingsport, Tennessee he w ...

Hall

Bob Bryan Cathey, Jr, 63, Gainesville
  Bob Bryan Cathey, Jr. age 63, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015.             Graveside s ...

Jackson

Jeremy Brian Evans, 42, Braselton
Jeremy Brian Evans, age 42, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  Mr. Evans was survived by his parents Glenn and Deborah Evans of Buford; former wife Michele Gu ...
Harry K. Wallace, 80, Commerce
Harry K. Wallace, 80, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Willow Wood Nursing Center following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held on ...

Lumpkin

Marie Minola Gerspacher, 104, Gainesville, formerly of Dahlonega
Marie Minola Gerspacher, 102, died August 11, 2015 in Gainesville, GA. Marie was born to the late Charles and Mabel Clark, August 13, 1912, in Doyle, NY. She lived in Eden then ...

Stephens

Glenda Gail Murray, 65, Toccoa
  Miss Glenda Gail Murray, age 65 of 158 Ellen Court, Apartment 102, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at her residence. A daughter of the late John Henry and ...
'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.