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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 6th, 2016

Forsyth

Ann Bobo, 73, Cumming
Ann Bobo, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016.  She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, E. B. and Lena ...
Virginia Chloe McMillan Terrell, November 6, 1942 – November 6, 2016.   A vibrant, funny, ambitious, and loyal perfectionist, she was known by her family and close ...
David Weinbender, 102, Cumming
David Weinbender died on Sunday, November 6, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Dolores Liss Weinbender in 2013 (married September 30, 1950 in De ...

Gwinnett

Michael Terry “Mick” Stamey, age 71 of Buford and formerly of the Batesville Community, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Mr. Stamey’s wishes were to be cr ...
Charles (Charlie) Elton Williams of Buford, Georgia and Belmopan, Belize passed away November 6th. Charlie, 68 years old at the time of his death, had been battling leukemia. Charl ...

Habersham

Socorro Cabrera Navarro, 54, Cornelia
Socorro Cabrera Navarro, age 54 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Born in Cueramaro, GTO, on May 23, 1962, he was a son of Emiliano and Maria Navarro Cabrera of ...
Louette Watkins, 76, Alto
Louette Watkins, age 76, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Ms. Watkins was born on July 5, 1940, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the late Herman and Li ...

Hall

Brenda Denise Crane, 52, Clermont
Mrs. Brenda Denise Crane age 52 of Clermont, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 06, 2016 at her residence.               Visitation will be T ...
Henry Stanley Davis, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Henry Stanley Davis age 65 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services are scheduled Wedn ...
Christine (Granny) Gee, 84, Hendersonville, NC, formerly Gainesville
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday November 10, 2016, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, Ga, for Christine “Granny Gee”, age 84 of Hendersonville, N ...
Rebecca Anne Howard, 55, Gainesville
Rebecca Blume Howard, 3645 Lodgehaven Circle, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on November 6, 2016. She died at home following a prolonged illness. She was with her family until t ...
Amanda Montine Hudgins, 31, Gainesville
Miss Amanda Montine Hudgins age 31 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday November 6, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &n ...
Floyd Mize, 83, Gainesville
Mr. Floyd William Mize age 83 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &nbs ...
Verena Ruegg, 87, Gainesville
Ms. Verena Ruegg, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Pure Heart Personal Care. Private Services will be held at a later date. Ms. Ruegg was born O ...

Jackson

Leon Arthur Powell, 70, Commerce
Mr. Leon Arthur Powell, age 70, of Commerce died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Powell was born in Athens to the late, William Stewart and Mona Betty King Po ...

Lumpkin

Velma Grace Maloy Greber, 81, Dahlonega
Velma Grace Maloy Greber, 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away November 6, 2016. Velma was born in Decatur County GA Feb. 28, 1935. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and wa ...
Arron J. Nix, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Aaron J. Nix, age 83 passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Pec ...

Other

Diana Winkfield Campbell, 59, Greenville, SC
            Ms. Diana Winkfield Campbell, age 59 of Greenville, SC passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Northeast Ge ...
Shelby Jean Howard, 78, Fayetteville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelby Jean Howard, age 78, of Fayetteville, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Mrs. Howard was born in Pelzer, So ...

White

Alma Ruth Parks Combs, 87, Cleveland
Alma Ruth Parks Combs, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday November 6, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Combs was born in White County the daughter of the late Otha B. and ...
'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.