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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 25th, 2016

Forsyth

Harry D. Foust., 96, Cumming
Harry D. Foust, age 96 of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.   Memorial services will be held Thursday, ...

Hall

Roy Henry Brewer, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Roy Henry Brewer, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satur ...
Darryl Eugene Clemons, 67, Taylors, SC formerly of Lawrenceville
Mr. Darryl Eugene Clemons, age 67, of Taylors, South Carolina, formerly of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, So ...
Bobby L. Wiley, 83, Gainesville
   Mr. Bobby L. Wiley, age 83, a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Calhoun, Georgia.       ...

Jackson

Empsey Odell Barrier, 76, Maysville
Mr. Empsey Odell Barrier, age 76, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barrier was born in Hickory, NC to the late Emcy ...
Frances Mozelle Palmer, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Frances Mozelle Palmer, age 88, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clayton, GA to the late Tom and N ...

Other

John Crawford Hicks II, 90, Shreveport, LA
John Crawford Hicks II was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 25, 1926 and passed away after a lengthy illness on February 20, 2016 at home in Shreveport, Louisiana. Crawford was ...

White

Georgia Ann Norrell, 74, Cleveland
Georgia Ann Norrell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Norrell was born May 15, 1941 in Opelika, AL to the late Jack and Judy ...
'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.