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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 7th, 2016

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Deborah Ann Peppers, 55, Winder
Deborah Ann Peppers, age 55, of Winder, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Deborah loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.  Survivors include her parents ...

Forsyth

Ronnie Eugene Gilmer, 80, Cumming
Ronnie Eugene Gilmer 80, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016.  He was born on October 6, 1935 in Moreland, Kentucky to William Henry and Dortha Jane (Mye ...

Gwinnett

Agnes Clifford Bray, 87, Suwanee
Agnes Clifford Bray, age 87 of Suwanee, GA died Saturday, May 7, 2016 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:30 PM at Hamilton ...

Habersham

Raymond Duell Ledford, 91, Demorest
      Raymond Duell “Red” Ledford, age 91, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, May 6, 2016 following a sudden illness. ...

Hall

Lillie Mae Furr, 89, Alto
 Mrs. Lillie Mae Furr age 89 of Alto passed away on Saturday May 07, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.         &n ...
Aubrey Dean Helton, 66, Oakwood
            Mr. Aubrey Dean Helton, age 66 of Oakwood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cent ...
Aubrey Dean Helton, 66, Oakwood
            Mr. Aubrey Dean Helton, age 66 of Oakwood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cent ...
Michael Wesley Lewis, 57, Clermont
Michael Wesley Lewis, age 57 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Mr. Lewis was born February 4, 1959 in Atlanta to Joyce Collard Woroschinski and the late Char ...
Teresa Wynette Echols Maney, 46, Murrayville
  Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Teresa Wynette Echols Maney, age 46 of Murrayville. Teresa passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016. Funeral services ...
Tommy Dale McCue, 73, Gainesville
  Mr. Tommy Dale McCue age 73 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday May 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a Massive Stroke.     &n ...

Jackson

Jenny Womack Brooks, 43, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jenny Womack Brooks, age 43 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, May 7, 2016.  Mrs. Brooks was born in Commerce, ...

Lumpkin

Mary Lucille Abercrombie, 88, Dahlonega
Funeral Services will be held on Monday May 9, 2016 for Mary Lucille Abercrombie 88 of Dahlonega, at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Pa ...

Other

Matthew David Cunningham age 39 of Comer passed away May 7, 2016.   Mr. Cunningham was born March 4, 1977 in Wilkes County to Glenda Barnett Cunningham and the late, All ...
'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.