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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 8th, 2016

Barrow

John Kyle Fisher, 68, Winder
John Kyle Fisher, age 68, of Winder passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016. John had plenty of hobbies to keep him busy.  Fishing, hunting and mud bogging were just a few.&nbs ...

Forsyth

Luther Cordell, 94, Cumming
Luther Cordell, age 94, of Cumming passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016.  Luther was a wonderful, giving husband and father.  He is preceded in death by his first wife ...

Hall

Mrs. Jacqueline (Jackie) Hutchison, 90 of Gainesville died Thursday December 8, 2016. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send online condole ...
Barbara Manly Bryant, 82, Murrayville
Mrs. Barbara Manly Bryant, 82 of Murrayville died Thursday December 8, 2016 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega. Born in Banks County, Barbara had lived in Lumpkin County ...
Luther Helton, 92, Maysville
 Mr. Luther Helton, 92, of Maysville passed away on December 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             ...
Kip Eugene Holland, 50, Gainesville
Mr. Kip Eugene Holland age 50 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday December 08, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...
Tom Raden, 91, Gainesville
Tom Raden age 91 of Gainesville, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 following an extended illness. He was born in Winter Garden, Florida on October 2, 1925 to the late G.T. and Annie ...

Jackson

Deane Pierce Poole, 81, Braselton
Mrs. Deane Pierce Poole, age 81, of Braselton, Georgia died December 8, 2016.  Born in Barrow County on July 30, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Mamie Pierce.& ...

Other

James D. Anderson, 75, Warne, North Carolina
Mr. James D. Anderson, 75 of Warne, North Carolina died Thursday December 8, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Warn ...
'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.