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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 2nd, 2016

Dawson

Joyce Grigsby, 77, Dawsonville
Joyce Grigsby, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 2, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born July 16, 1939 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Thomas Lest ...

Forsyth

Terry Wayne Medley, 54, Cumming
Terry  Wayne Medley, age 54, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Terry was always active. He loved to fish and watch the Georgia Bulldogs play. He is preceded ...

Gwinnett

Cody Michael Fisher, 27, Dacula
Cody Michael Fisher, age 27 of Dacula, GA died suddenly on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...
Barbara Jean Stinchcomb, 67, Hoschton
Barbara "Doll" Jean Stinchcomb, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Barbara loved her family,  fishing, western movies, the mountains, the beach ...

Habersham

Jennifer Louneal Dalton, 36, Demorest
Jennifer Louneal Dalton, age 36, of Demorest passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Dalton was born December 15, 1979 in Demorest to Richar ...
Roger Paul LaPrade, 71, Alto
Roger Paul LaPrade, age 71 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, October 02, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Washington, D.C. on March 13, 1945, he was a son of the late J ...
Lamar Joseph Robinson, inf, Mt. Airy
Infant Lamar Joseph Robinson of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on May 31, 2016 he is a son of Danny and Cameo Wilbanks Kelly Robinson of M ...

Hall

Dr. Rod L. Bell, Sr., 82, Oakwood
Dr. Rod L. Bell, Sr., age 82, of Oakwood entered the gates of Heaven Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Gainesville, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with his family. Memorial Servic ...
Reuben Adams Chandler, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Reuben Adams Chandler, age 88, of Gainesville died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Bountiful Hills Personal Care Home.  Mr. Chandler was born in Monroe to the late, Curtis Euge ...
Rita Griffith Collins, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Rita Griffith Collins, 69, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 while under Hospice care at her home. She was born to the late Joseph and Betty Grif ...
  Bethany Elea Marchman Wood passed away peacefully on October 2, 2016. She is survived by her two sons Asher & Luke Wood and their father Jarod Wood; parents, Howel ...

Jackson

Dennis Raymond Bullock, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Raymond Bullock, age 65, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Mr. Bullock was born in Athens, Geo ...
  Mrs. Martha Farmer Venable Johnson, age 93, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Mineral Bluff, GA to ...

White

Lance David Artis, 30, Cleveland
Lance David Artis, age 30, of Cleveland, GA passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He leaves behind an unborn child, his first. H ...
'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.