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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 15th, 2016

Dawson

Welker Emory Hamby, 39, Atlanta, formerly of Dawsonville
Welker Emory Hamby, 39, of Atlanta passed away Wednesday September 14, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born February 15, 1977 and raised in Dawsonville, Mr. Ha ...

Hall

Julia Juliet Law Gatlin, 95, Gainesville
Julia Juliet Law Gatlin was born in Jackson County Georgia on July 18, 1921 to Joseph Q. Law and Ina Bell Burns Law. Julia lived in Gainesville for a number of years and she later ...
Alice J Williams, 66, Gainesville
 Alice J Williams age 66 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Alice Randolph Williams, 65, Gainesville
Alice Randolph Williams age 65 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her parents Fletcher and Peccolia Randolph . She leaves to c ...

Jackson

Curtis L. McIntire, 61, Commerce
Curtis L. McIntire, age 61 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday September 15, 2016.   Mr. McIntire was the son of the late LeRoy Harvey and Sue Elmore Leachman McIntir ...
Brenda Sue Dalton, 69, Jefferson
  Ms. Brenda Sue Dalton, age 69, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at her residence.  Ms. Dalton was born on October 16, 1946 in Fairmont, W ...

White

Patricia V. Driver, 72, Sautee
Patricia Driver, age 72 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Mrs. Driver was born on October 16, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late John L. Waites, Sr. an ...
Blanche Garland, 87, Cleveland
Blanche Garland, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Mrs. Garland was born February 26, 1929 in Waynesville, NC to the late Reuben and Bida Mess ...
'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.