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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 1st, 2016

Dawson

William Edward Gordon, III, 38, Dawsonville
William Edward Gordon, III, age 38 of Dawsonville, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dawsonville.   He is survived by his ...

Habersham

Valerie G. Perdue, 91, Demorest
Valerie G. Perdue, age 91, of Magnolia Hills Assisted Living in Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. Ms. Perdue was born on July 10, 1924 in Tampa, Florida t ...

Hall

James "Andy" Franklin, 37, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday July 6, 2016 in the Little Davenport chapel for Mr. James "Andy" Franklin 37 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Franklin died Frida ...
Lara Harris, 81, Gainesville
Lara Harris age 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Harris was born January 23, 1935 in Gainesville, GA to the late ...

Other

Fred Eugene Brown, 71, Hull, formerly of Hartwell
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Fred Eugene Brown, age 71, of Hull, GA, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. Mr. Brown was born in Hartwell, Georgia, a son to the ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Laura Darlene Traylor McDuffie, age 57 of Cleveland. Mrs. McDuffie passed away Friday, July 1, 2016. Funeral service ...
Aaron Savon Williams, 21, Cleveland
Aaron Savon Williams, age 21 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016.  Mr. Williams was born May 29, 1995 in Dahlonega, GA to Monica Trammell Ingram. Savon graduated ...
'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.