Local Obits for Wed. Apr 13th, 2016
Philomena (Susie) Festa, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Mom loved her family with all her heart. She was a loving wife, mom, and grandmother and will ...
Olivia R. Davis, age 92, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Bethlehem, GA passed away at a local personal care facility on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, following an extended illness.
Mr. Steve Alan Martin, 62 of Gainesville died Wednesday April 13, 2016 at his residence
Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Steve had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  ...
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler of Gainesville, passed away April 10, 2016.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday April 16, 2016.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and ...
Joyce Phyllis Canup, age 69, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Rev. Ted Clarence Ansley, age 81 of 648 Arlo Todd Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his residence.
A son of the late Powell and Emmie Ward Ansley, ...
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.