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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 19th, 2016

Gwinnett

John C. Peacock, 73, Buford
John C. Peacock, age 73 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. A private interment will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. John is survived by his wife, Lau ...

Habersham

Ruthie Louise Nicely Brown, age 60 of Sautee, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from health complications. Born in White County, Georgia on June 3, 1956, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Martha M. Stickles, 95, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. July 30, 2016 at Lanier Village Estates Chapel for Martha M. Stickles, 95, of Gainesville.  The Rev. Shon Peppers and Chaplain Rich ...

Other

David Lamar Carter, 55, Bogart
David Lamar Carter, age 55, of Bogart passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016.  David loved to fish, hunt and auto racing.  Survivors include his wife Brenda Carter; daughter ...

White

Rex Shoemake, 54, Cleveland
Rex Shoemake, age 54, of Cleveland, GA passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Christy Devlin; grandchildren, Emily, Lauryn, and Kelton Devlin; ...
'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.