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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 10th, 2015

Habersham

Darius Dontavius Nicely, Sr. age 22 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015.   Born in Demorest, on May 29, 1993, he was a son of Prince Edward Nicely, ...

Hall

Willie James Burris, 76, Gaine
Mr. Willie James Burris age 76 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 4, 2015.  Survived by two daughters:  Deanna (Walter) Rucker and Misty D. Burris, two sons: & ...
Gwendolyn Maxine Chambers, 49, Chestnut Mountain
            Ms. Gwendolyn Maxine Chambers, age 49 of Chestnut Mountain, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Northe ...
Johnathan Daniel Grizzle, 29, Murrayville
Funeral services for Johnathan Daniel Grizzle, age 29 of Murrayville, Ga., will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 15,2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation ...
        Ms. Jessica “Jessie Fay” Smallwood age 94 of Gillsville passed away on Thursday September 10, 2015 at her residence following ...
Warren Lewis Stewart, 85, Gainesville
Warren Lewis Stewart, 85, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 following a brief illness.             ...

Jackson

Mildred Doss Jordan, 91, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Doss Jordan, age 91 of Maysville, Georgia who passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Mrs. Jordan was the daughter of ...

Other

Jack Douglas Curlee, 93, of Atlanta, GA, died peacefully on September 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born to George Douglas Curlee and Lottie Isabel Robinson C ...

White

Willene Hayes Wallace, 96, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Willene Hayes Wallace of Cleveland, formerly of Clermont. Mrs. Wallace passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015. ...
'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.