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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 8th, 2016

Dawson

Randy Gene Fausett, 59, Dawsonville
Randy Gene Fausett, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 20, 1956 to the ...
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, Dawsonville
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on April 8, 2016.  Born in Presque Isle, ME he was the son of Douglas Miller of Lawrenceville, GA and the late Bar ...

Forsyth

Charles Broughton Heard, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Charles was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflic ...
Janell Mary Temple, 84, Cumming
Janell Mary Temple, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Janell was preceded in death by her parents, Eg ...

Habersham

Lois Eleanor Edwards, 97, Cornelia
Lois Eleanor Abney Edwards, age 97 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. Born in Haralson County, Georgia on July 8, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Fran ...

Hall

James L. “Jimmy” Lee, 76, Hoschton
James L. “Jimmy” Lee, age 76 of Hoschton, GA died Friday, April 8, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:0 ...
Connie Ruth Morrison, 65, Gainesville
Connie Ruth Morrison age  65 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday April 8, 2016 From a brief illness. Services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside ...

Jackson

Louise Kidd Collins, 95, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kidd Collins, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 08, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Collins was born in Crawford to the late John Edward and Delphia Di ...

Other

Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Richard Dean Nash, 59, Colbert
Richard Dean Nash age 59 of Colbert passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Nash was born in Athens on March 2, 1957 to the late Wi ...
'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.