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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 13th, 2016

Banks

Patsy Jane Davis, 68, Homer
Mrs. Patsy Jane Davis, age 68, of Homer, GA died Monday, June 13, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Davis was born in Commerce to the late William Patrick and Lillie Mae Tate ...

Barrow

Juanita Elaine Peace, 83, Bethlehem
   Mrs. Juanita Elaine Peace, age 83 of Bethlehem, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      & ...

Forsyth

Leota Faye Brown, 68, Cumming
Leota Faye Brown, age 68 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016. She enjoyed crocheting, crafting and was family oriented and loved her nieces and nephews. She was preced ...
Martha Gibson, 81, Cumming
  Martha Gibson, 81, of Cumming, GA beloved mother and wife, was called to her eternal resting place on June 13, 2016.   She entered this world on March 3, 1935 i ...

Gwinnett

Tessie Scoggins Gilbert, age 100, of Buford, Georgia died Monday, June 13, 2016.  A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 at Westv ...
William Anthony “Bill” Schuster, Sr., age 74 of Buford, GA, died Monday, June 13, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hami ...

Habersham

Frederick “Fred” Fonda, Jr., age 88, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, June 13, 2016, following a short illness. Mr. Fonda was born on N ...
Lee Baird Jackson, 92, Cornelia
Lee Baird Jackson, age 92, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 31, 1923 in Jackson County, Georgia. She was ...

Hall

Lynda J. Riness, 68, Lula
Mrs. Lynda J. Riness, 68, of Lula died June 13, 2016. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family will receive friends ...
Patricia Ann Savage, 68 of Lula died Monday June 13, 2016 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. Savage was the daughter of the late Guy William and Evelyn Pi ...

Jackson

Virginia Jordan Nix, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Jordan Nix, age 75 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, June 13, 2016.  Mrs. Nix was born in East Point, ...

Stephens

  Mrs. Addie Grace Wilmot Williams, age 98 of 295 Williams Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 at her residence.  A daughter of the late Lam ...

White

Dale L. Hulsey was welcomed into Heaven on June 13, 2016.  He was born on September 18, 1954 in Gainesville, GA to the late Telford and Eunice Hulsey.  He is surviv ...
'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.