Local Obits for Fri. Apr 15th, 2016
Roger Wayne Fields, age 74, of Cornelia, GA and formerly of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016.
Roger lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. He worked with th ...
Phyllis Jean Gary, 77, of Colorado Springs, CO, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 7, 2016, from compli ...
Nancy Allen Sewell, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a period of declining health.
Born in Goldsboro, Nort ...
Vera "Gi-Gi" Stewart, 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a sudden illness.
She was born February 13, 1928 in Iowa Falls, I ...
Roy “Edward” Moose, age 66, of Pendergrass, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center.
Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Ramie and Loi ...
Mr. Elmer Burruss Wolfrey, Jr., age 74, of ...
Max Herman Lingerfelt, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Chestatee Regional Hospital.
Max is preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Lingerfelt; parents, John ...
Charlie R. Fleming, 89, of Ellijay passed away Friday April 15, 2016 at Gilmer Nursing Home following a period of declining health.
Born December 23, 1926 in Cherokee County to ...
Mr. Harold Thomas Collins, age 89 of 301 Cherokee Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at the home of his daughter in Bishop, Georgia.
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.