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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 8th, 2016

Forsyth

Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” Scott, 8 months, of Cumming, GA died on February 8, 2016 at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She was the daughter of Allison Wojtowicz ...

Gwinnett

Joyce C. Brennan, 75, Duluth
  Joyce C. Brennan, 75, of Duluth, GA died on February 8, 2016.  Born in New Orleans, LA she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Cullotta.   Joyce w ...

Hall

            Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Cleveland, age 74 of Braselton, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016 at her residence ...
Phillip Allen Payne, 70, Flowery Branch
            Mr. Phillip Allen Payne, age 70 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016 at his residence follo ...
Anthony “Tony” David Reed, 53, Grand Chute, WI, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Anthony “Tony” David Reed, age 53, of Grand Chute, Wisconsin, formerly of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015.   Memorial Services will b ...

Lumpkin

Dr. John H. East, Jr, 69, Dahlonega
Dr. John H. East, Jr., 69, of Dahlonega passed away Monday February 8, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born August 10, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Jo ...

Rabun

Martha Jo Queen, 79, Clayton
Our Beloved Mother, Martha Jo Queen, went home to heaven on February 08, 2016. She was born in Gainesville, Georgia on March 23, 1936 or sometime around then as her birth certifica ...

Stephens

AnnaRee McIntyre Fisher, 60, Eastanollee
Mrs. AnnaRee McIntyre Fisher, age 60 of 235 Apache Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.   A daughter of th ...
Mrs. Grace McIntyre Pilgrim, age 75 of 197 Highview Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Arthur and Less ...

White

David Etris, 59, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. David Shane Etris, age 59 of Cleveland. Mr. Etris passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. Funeral services are schedule ...
Kenneth "Shorty" Gilreath, 75, Cleveland
  Kenneth (Shorty) Gilreath, age 75 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Gilreath was born on Augus ...
Jeanette Gurley, 85, Cleveland
Jeanette Allen Gurley, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. Mrs. Gurley was born December 17, 1930 in Hall County to the late Fletcher and Lois Allen. Jean ...
Guy Harry Schneider, 84, Sautee
Guy Harry Schneider, age 84 of Sautee, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, ...
'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.