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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 18th, 2015

Hall

Connie Rebecca Green, 57, Gainesville
Connie Rebecca Green, 57, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be he ...
William Keith Haynes Sr., 72, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday September 20, 2015 at Corinth Baptist Church for William Keith Haynes Sr., age 72 of Gainesville. Dr. Chris Swan will officiat ...

Jackson

Fred Bennett, 91, Maysville
Mr. Fred Bennett, age 91 of Maysville died Friday, September 18 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Bennett was born in Dacula, GA to the late, Cicero and Emma Peck Bennet ...
Johnathan Armondo Dimas, 27, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Jonathan Armando Dimas, 27, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Friday, September 18, 2015. Mr. Dimas was the son of Jorge Armando and E ...

Towns

Lawton Wofford, 79, Hiawassee
E. Lawton Wofford   Graveside Services for E. Lawton Wofford, 79, of Hiawassee, are scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, at Yonah Memorial Gardens located beside Wh ...
'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.