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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 18th, 2015

Dawson

Nimrod Day, 88, Dawsonville
Nimrod Day, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 18, 2015 at Bell Minor following a period of declining health. Born April 2, 1927 to the late Mon and Cynthia Day, he w ...

Gwinnett

Peggy Ramey Robinson, 75, Fairburn, Ga. formerly of Buford
Peggy Ramey Robinson, age 75, of Fairburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her son, Kerry Black; parents, Emo ...

Habersham

George Ralph Bowen, 97, Demorest
Funeral services will be held for George Ralph Bowen who died Tuesday, August 18, at age 97, at Tennova Hospital West Turkey Creek, in Knoxville, Tennessee. George was born Febr ...
John William Weathers, 64, Cornelia
  John William Weathers, Jr., age 64, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at his residence. Born on July 19, 1951, in Elberton, Georgia, he was the son of ...

Hall

Winford Daniel Carder, 82, Gainesville
Winford Daniel Carder, 82, a loving father and lifetime resident of Hall County, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 following a period of declining health.   In add ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Caroldene Blackstock McEver, age 87 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  Mrs. McEver was born in J ...

Lumpkin

Jerry Brance Radford, 71, Dahlonega
  Jerry Brance Radford, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a brief illness.   ...

Other

Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, Monticello
Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, of Monticello, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2015 at her home in Monticello after an extended illness. A native of Gainesville, LaFerne was born on ...
'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.