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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 17th, 2016

Banks

Shannon Roberts, 45, Maysville
A Graveside Service for Mr. Shannon Roberts, age 45, of Maysville, Georgia will be held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30 P. M. at Barrow Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Cook offic ...

Barrow

Cody Allen Byrd, 27, Winder
     Mr. Cody Allen Byrd, age 27, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 17, 2016 as the result of a vehicle accident.  He had attended the Winder Christian ...

Forsyth

Kenneth James Mullinax, 66, Cumming
Kenneth James Mullinax, age 66, passed away on October 17, 2016, in Athens, GA. He was born in 1949, to the late James and Avis Bonnelle Mullinax. Kenneth was a member at Antioch B ...

Hall

Karen Elizabeth England Allen, 54, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Karen Elizabeth England Allen age 54 of Flowery Branch passed away on October 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   Memorial services wi ...
Eunice Jane Beasley, 78, Murrayville
Mrs. Eunice Jane Beasley, age 78, of Murrayville passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at North East Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Brent C. Burkett, 41, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 20, 2016 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Brent Colquett Burkett, age 41 of Gainesville. Dr. Mike Williams and ...
Estelle Young Hurley, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Estelle Young Hurley, 95 of Gainesville died Monday October 17, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Hurley was the daught ...
Mildred Campbell Martin, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred Campbell Martin, age 96, of Donora, Pennsylvania and most recently of Gainesville passed away peacefully Monday, October 17, 2016 at The Oaks at Limestone. The fami ...
Cathie Mooney, 55, Gainesville
Cathie Mooney, 55 of Gainesville died Monday, October 17, 2016. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Cathie worked as a licensed practical nurse for the Longstreet Clinic for ove ...
Linda E. Wingfield, 64, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Linda E. Wingfield, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at North East Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Tommy Sanders, 60, Commerce
  Mr. Tommy Sanders, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 17 at his residence.  Mr. Sanders was born in Commerce to the late Robert Lee Sanders, Jr. and Grace ...

Lumpkin

Bobby Stepp, 50, Dahlonega
Bobby Stepp, 50, of Dahlonega passed away Monday October 17, 2016. Born March 25, 1966 in Rome, Georgia, Bobby moved to Dawson County in 1973 and had been living in Lumpkin Coun ...

Other

Karen Jean Viator Winslow, 51, Alpharetta
  Karen Jean Viator Winslow, 51, of Alpharetta, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, October 17, 2016, after a long and courageous battle, surrounded by th ...

Rabun

Henry Michael “Mike” Clark, 68, Lakemont, Ga.
Henry Michael “Mike” Clark age 68, of Lakemont, Ga., passed away October 17, 2016 peacefully at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born November 1 ...

Stephens

Sgt. Joel Brandon Lawton-USMC-Res., age 30 passed away suddenly October 17, 2016. A son of Ashley Lawton and Justine Lawton, he was born January 15, 1986 in Harrisburg, Pennsyl ...
'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.