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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 6th, 2016

Forsyth

Robert David Gorrie, Sr. age 63, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Mary D. Gorrie of Cumming; son and daughter-in-law, Rob ...
Claire Ann McDonald, 72, Cumming
Claire Ann McDonald, age 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on July 6, 2016. Claire was born in Newnan, GA, in 1944 to the late Olga and Lelia McDonald. Mrs. McDonald was an employee ...
Daniel Fulton Medis, 78, Cumming
Daniel Fulton Medis, age 78, of Cumming, GA, passed away on July 6, 2016. Daniel was born in Pittsburg, PA, in 1938 to the late Daniel and Jean Medis. Daniel moved to California in ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Dwight James, 67, Buford
Anthony Dwight James, 67, of Buford passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 23, 1949 to the late Donn ...

Hall

Arthur Butler, Gainesville
Mr. Arthur Butler returned to his Heavenly home on July 6, 2016.  His devotion to his family and firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace ...
Mr. William “Bill” Howard Reed, age 74, of Oakwood passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Private Services will be held at a later date. Mr. Reed was the son of the ...
'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.