Local Obits for Fri. Jun 24th, 2016
Robert McRae Dean, 25, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 23, 2016.
Born October 15, 1990, Robert was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. A 2009 honor graduat ...
Elese Crowe Bruno, age 99, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24, 2016.
Mrs. Bruno was b ...
Shylene Hiliana Castillo, age 7, passed away on June 24, 2016.
She was born and raised in Gainesville, GA and attended Gainesville Elementary School.
She is survived by her m ...
Hazel lee Monroe age 90 of Jefferson passed away Friday June 24, 2016 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.
Mrs. Monroe was born in Easley, S.C. to the late George & Etta Mo ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Perry Sexton, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, June 23, 2016. Mrs. Sexton was born in Penderg ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Debra Ann Bader, age 55 of Acworth. Deb passed away June 24, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Born to Darrell ...
Funeral services for Lloyd Clark Kinney, age 52, of Toccoa will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the serv ...
Mrs. Janet Wilson Massey, age 75 of 76 Shorewood Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at Tranquility of Kennesaw.
A daughter of the late Dona ...
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.