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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 15th, 2016

Jackson

Frank Russell Howland, Jr., age 77, of Braselton passed away Monday, August 15, 2016.  Frank was a United States Army veteran.  He was a hunter, fisherman and loved campi ...
Lonie Cruce Pressley, 85, Commerce
Lonie Cruce Pressley, age 85 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday August 15, 2016.   Mrs. Pressley was the daughter of the late Alvin and Gaynelle Shelton Cruce and a home ...

Lumpkin

Katie Inez Woody, 90, Dahlonega
Katie Inez Woody, age 90, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away peacefully on August 15, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Benton and Millicent Adams and was als ...
'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.