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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 18th, 2016

Forsyth

James B. Armstrong, 95, Cumming
James B. Armstrong, a longtime resident of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at his nursing home in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday, July 18, 2016. James was a 95 years old.&nbs ...
Richard Leonard Bohrer, 75, Cumming
Richard Leonard Bohrer, age 75, of Cumming passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. An avid sports fan, he loved his family and enjoyed fishing, gardening, his pet ducks and his dog, Giz ...

Gwinnett

Robert I. Medelean, Jr., age 18 of Duluth, GA died suddenly Monday, July 18, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Habersham

Tina Marie Chitwood, 44, Clarkesville
Tina Marie Chitwood, age 44 of Clarkesville, passed away July 18, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12, 1972, she was a daughter of Cynthia Ann Bell. She was pr ...
Judy Ann Roberts, 58, Mt. Airy
  Judy Ann Roberts, age 58 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 17, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Clyde ...

Hall

Donna Sue Chandler Barnes, age 77 of Clermont, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William James Farr, 84, Gainesville
William James Farr, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Thur ...
Mary Nell White, 85, Clermont
Mary Nell White, 85, of Clermont, passed away , Monday July 18, 2016 at Grady Hospital following a short illness. Mrs. White was a homemaker, and a member of the Wahoo Baptist C ...

Jackson

Anthony S. Fiorentino, 91, Commerce
Services for Anthony S. Fiorentino age 91 of Commerce will be held Wednesday at 2 P.M. from the Chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Other

Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, Alpharetta
Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, born October 19, 1944 in Alpharetta, Ga., received her angel wings on July 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fl.  Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmot ...
'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.