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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 2nd, 2016

Barrow

 Mrs. Virginia “Jenny” Moulder, age 84 of Winder, Georgia passed away March 2, 2016.  A native of Auburn, she was a daughter of the late Crawford and Ruby ...

Dawson

William Norris McWhorter, 86, Dawsonville
William Norris McWhorter, 86, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on March 2, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Forsyth County, he was the son of the late William ...
Wilma Mooney Vaughn, 67, Dawsonville
  Wilma Mooney Vaughn, age 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Wilma was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her ...

Forsyth

Gerald “Jerry” Kenneth Johnson, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on March 2nd, 2016.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Judith Johnson.   He is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Harold Williams, 70, Lawrenceville
Harold Williams, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966 ...

Habersham

Tanya Faye Brown, 42, Alto
Tanya Faye Brown, age 42, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Mrs. Brown was born February 3, 1974 in Stephens County, Georgia. She was a dedicated member of Alto ...
David Leroy Pinkerton, 61, Clarkesville
David Leroy Pinkerton passed away March 2, 2016.     Born on March 28, 1954 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pinkerton was the son of the late James and Agnes Luke ...

Hall

Mamie Lynn DeLong, 55, Dahlonega
       Mrs. Mamie Lynn DeLong, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Chestatee Hospital, Dahlonega, following an extended ...

Jackson

Ernest Whitlock, 91, Commerce
Mr. Ernest Whitlock, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Talmo to the late J.J. and Lillie Covington ...

Lumpkin

Frank R. Powell, 71, Dahlonega
Frank R. Powell, 71, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday March 1, 2016. Born June 16, 1944 in Dawson County to the late Claude and Lois Powell, he had lived in Lumpkin County for t ...
'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.