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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 18th, 2016

Dawson

Tristen Kevin Donovan, 16, Dawsonville
Tristen Kevin Donovan, 16, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 18, 2016. Born January 23, 2000, he had been a resident of Dawson County for most of his life.  Tristen ...
Benjamin David “Ben” Haynes, 33, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 18, 2016 following a sudden illness. Born July 18, 1982 in Lexington, KY, he lived in Dawso ...

Habersham

James "Dick" Bethel, 93, Clarkesville
Mr. James “Dick” Bethel, age 93, of Clarkesville died Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. from the Hi ...
Reba Burrell, 82, Demorest
Reba Elizabeth Ramsey Burrell, age 82 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at her residence. Born in the Fairview Community of Demorest, ...
Martha Cargill Miller, 90, Clarkesville
Martha Cargill Miller, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, June 18, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Miller was born on June 21, 1925 ...

Hall

Larry Brock, 70, Oakwood
 Mr. Larry Brock age 70 of Oakwood passed away on Saturday June 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Carol Jean Secoy Bagley, 82, Gainesville
Carol Jean Secoy Bagley, from Gainesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday evening June 18th, 2016. After a long battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. Carol w ...
Mary Katherine Truluck, 75, Gainesville
Mary Katherine Truluck of Gainesville, Ga. passed away peacefully on Saturday June 18, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Mond ...
Taylor Lee Waggoner, 22, Flowery Branch
Mr. Taylor Lee Waggoner, age 22, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, June. 18, 2016 at Northeast. Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by loved ones.     Funeral ...

Stephens

Jack Wakefield, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Jack Doyle Wakefield age 75 of Martin passed away Saturday June 18, 2016 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   A son of the late Thomas J. and Ethel Bridges Wakefield, he wa ...
'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.