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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2016

Barrow

Joyce Canup, 64, Winder
   Mrs. Joyce Canup, age 64, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 2, 2016.  A resident of Barrow County for most of her life, she was a Daughter of the late Sa ...

Forsyth

Ralph Wayne Heard, 72, Cumming
Ralph Wayne Heard, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2016. Wayne was a lifetime member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. He was a Master Barber and owned and ...
John Edward Regensburg, 76, Cumming
John Edward Regensburg, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on February 2, 2016.  Born in Beckley, W VA he was the son of the late John and Lena Regensburg. ...

Habersham

Lillie Ruth Jackson Black, age 61, of Baldwin, GA, surrounded by her family and friends, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs ...
Larry Zimmerman, 64, Cornelia
  Larry Glenn “Zippo” Zimmerman, age 64 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Born in Habersham County on August 17, 1951, he was a son of the ...

Hall

Patricia Ann Dinda, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Dinda, age 71, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A Celebration of Life will be held by the fa ...
James H. Lawrence, 87, Gainesville
Mr. James Harley Lawrence, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.   Born on June 5, 1928 in Baldwin, GA, he was the son of the late William Emory ...
Domitilla Rodriguez, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Domitilla Rodriguez age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...
Annie Bell Stells, 84, Murrayville
Mrs.  Annie Bell Stells age 84, of Murrayville, GA passed away on February 2, 2016.  She was a native of Hall county and a member of Wahoo Baptist Church.  She enjoy ...
Ruby Patterson Walter, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Patterson Walter age 86 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...

Jackson

Perry Lynn Burgess, 56, Jefferson
Perry Lynn Burgess, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, February 8, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
'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.