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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 1st, 2016

Dawson

Landra LeBaron, 55, Dawsonville
Landra LeBaron, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 1, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 8, 1960 in Las Vegas, Nevada, she had li ...

Forsyth

Linda Jean Jennings, 72, Cumming
Linda Jean Jennings, age 72 of Cumming, formerly of Endwell, NY, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.   Survivors include her husband, Robert Jennings; children, Sara ...
Thelma Martin, 83, Cumming
Thelma Martin, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Mart ...
William (Bill) Terrell Mills, age 87, passed away in his home on June 1st. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rush and Nell Mills, his brothers Thomas Mills and Martin Mills ...

Hall

Norma Wells Carver, 88, Murrayville
Norma Wells Carver, age 88, of Murrayville, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Born in Tipps City, Ohio on February 26, ...
Herbert Andrew Coté, 87, Robins, Iowa
Herbert Andrew Coté, 87, of Robins, Iowa died June 1, 2016 in St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.    A memorial service will be held Saturday, J ...

Jackson

Mrs. Betty Jean Snelling Bennett, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Bennett was born in Monroe to the late Charlie Jam ...
Larry B. Wilson, 68, Jefferson
Mr. Larry B. Wilson, age 68, of Jefferson died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Wilson was born in Jefferson to the late, Sheddie and Mary Sue Brooks Wilson.&nbs ...

Lumpkin

Louise Tatum Miller, 77, Dahlonega
Louise Tatum Miller, age 77, a longtime resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on June 1, 2016.   Louise was the daughter of the late Bishop and Pearlie Mae Tatum. She wa ...

Rabun

Patricia Ann Bennett, 48, Clayton
Patricia Ann Bennett, 48, of Clayton, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. She was born February 4, 1968 in Toccoa, GA and was the daug ...
'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.