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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 9th, 2015

Dawson

Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, Dawsonville
Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, of Dawsonville passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 9, 2015 while in California. Born April 10, 1952 in Levan, Utah to the late William Otis and Hele ...

Forsyth

Lorine A. Brown, 79, Cumming
  Lorine A. Brown, 79 of Cumming Georgia died August 9, 2015 at 8:45 am from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. She is survived by her husband Charles Brown, her daughters &nb ...

Gwinnett

William A. “Bill” Storbeck, Sr., age 76 of Buford, GA died Sunday, August 9, 2015 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 15, 2015 a ...

Habersham

Betty Grindle Smith, 82, Clarkesville
Betty Grindle Smith, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1932 in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Math ...

Hall

Hazel Prosser, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Prosser, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.          ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Carolyn Norelius, age 85, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 7, 2015.   She was preceded in death by her husband John Burton Norelius, Jr.  Mrs. Noreliu ...

Lumpkin

Sherri Arlene Kinsler, 55, Dahlonega
Sherri Arlene Kinsler, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her home following a lengthy illness.   Sherri was born June 27, 1960 in Syracuse, ...
'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.