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Jimmie Paulette Curry, 73, Auburn
Jimmie Paulette Curry, age 73, of Auburn passed away Friday, April 29, 2016.  Jimmie was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Auburn.  She loved her family and grandchil ...

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James Henry Fowler, Jr. passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 of a heart attack.  Born in Atlanta, Ga, James was the son of James Fowler and Dorothy Thomas.  He is preced ...

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Jean Benfield White, 91, Cornelia
    Jean Benfield White, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Friday, April 29, 2016.   Mrs. White was born on October 23, 1924 in ...

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Kenneth Harrison, Gainesville
Kenneth Harrison Known to most as “Bonji” and to some family as granddaddy was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Bob and Elizabeth Harrison.  Kenny joined the Na ...
James Howard, Gainesville
Mr. James Howard, services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200. Online condolences atwww.memorialpa ...
Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Bobbie Jones Ledford, 90, of Gainesville GA, passed away at her home April 29, 2016.     A Graveside service will be held at 3:00pm on May 1, 2016, at Al ...
'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.