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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 25th, 2016

Forsyth

Dina Sarandis, 90, Cumming
Dina Sarandis, age 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away on August 25, 2016.  Dina was born in Springfield, MA, in 1925, to the late Nicholas and Athamandia Makrianis. While living ...
Michael White, Cumming
Michael White, “Mike” passed away on August 25, 2016.  A native Atlantan, he grew up in the West End area of Atlanta and attended West Fulton High School.  Mi ...

Gwinnett

Cory William Taylor, 25, Norcross
Cory William Taylor, 25 of Norcross, GA passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Northpoint Comm ...

Habersham

Phillip Allen, 70, Demorest
Phillip Allen, age 70, of Demorest, Georgia, went to his Heavenly Home on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Mr. Allen was born on August 14, 1946, to the late Frank Allen and Martha Sa ...

Hall

Ms. Martha Sue Sloan Mollohan went to be with her Lord on August 25, 2016. She was 76 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, and husband. She left behind her ...
Jordan Christopher Walling, 23, Gainesville
Mr. Jordan Christopher Walling age 23 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 25, 2016 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Jerry Abee, 73, Dahlonega
Thomas Jerry Abee, age 73, of Dahlonega GA passed away on August 25, 2016. Jerry was born in Atlanta, GA on October 9, 1942 to the late Roy Howard and Mae Stargel Abee. Jerry ...

Other

James Ira Payne,II, 76, Acworth
Memorial services for James Ira Payne, II, age 75 of Acworth, will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016, at 1:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Paul Garner will off ...

Stephens

Pamela Morgan Pyeatt, 61, Toccoa
Mrs. Pamela Morgan Pyeatt age 61 of 48 Valley Circle, Toccoa passed away Thursday August 25, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Don and Juanita Evanson Mo ...
'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.