Local Obits for Sat. Aug 20th, 2016
Paul Douglas “Doug” Forester, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016.
Mr. Forester was born on November 20, 1944 in Gainesville, ...
Funeral services for Patricia Irene “Patti” Olmsted Patterson, age 70, of Clarkesville, will be held on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM at Bethlehem Baptist Church. ...
Mr. Timothy William King age 53 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday August 20, 2016 at his residence.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.
Mr. King was ...
Randall Hugh Turpin, age 69 of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 20, 2016.
Mr. Turpin was born January 22, 1947 in Gainesville, G ...
Mrs. Joyce Tolbert, age 85 of Commerce died Saturday, August 20, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Tolbert was born in Nicholson to the late, Oliver Charles and Ethel “Babe&r ...
Mr. Tommy Gene Venable, age 76 of Nicholson died, Saturday, August 20, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Venable was born in Nicholson to the late, Carlton and Ollie Mae Adams. &nbs ...
Mr. George Kennedy Hinton, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at his residence.
Born in Columbus, Georgia on July 25, 1931, he was the son of Walter B. H ...
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.