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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 30th, 2016

Gwinnett

William Bryce Haynes, Sr., age 88, of Suwanee, formerly of Macon, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Korea, Mr. Haynes was retired Execu ...

Habersham

Mary Dodd Hopkins, age 86, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was born on June 28, 1929, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Travis and Ester ...
Syble Hester Sweat, 73, Clarkesville
Syble Hester Sweat, age 73 of Clarksville, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016. She was a member of Carter Hill Christian Church in Bethlehem, GA. Syble was a retired seamstress at ...

Hall

William Danny Allison, 56, Gainesville
       Mr. William Danny Allison, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended ...
David G. Owens, 60, Gainesville
Mr. David “Dave” G. Owens, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully Monday, May 30, 2016 surrounded by his family following an extended illness. Born on Jun ...

Jackson

Milton E. (Bill) Moore, 97, Commerce
Milton E. Moore (Bill), age 97, went to his heavenly home May 30, 2016 at his home in Atlanta, GA.  Mr. Moore was born in St. Louis, MO to the late Erle and Mildred Moore.&nbs ...

Stephens

  Mrs. Elizabeth Katherine Collins (“Betty”), age 84 of Lovers Lane, Toccoa passed away into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 30, 2016 at her ...
'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.