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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 15th, 2017

Dawson

Eleanor H. King, 98, Dawsonville
Eleanor H. King, age 98 of Dawsonville, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017.  Services will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ge ...

Forsyth

Anne J. Martin, 76, Cumming
Anne J. Martin, age 76, of Cumming passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Ford Martin; a daughters, Marlana Martin and Lori Martin; gr ...

Habersham

    ANNIE BELL ZIMMERMAN YORK, age 86 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Born in Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia on June 02, 1930, she was ...

Hall

John Little, 73, Oakwood
John Little, age 73 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017.  He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Little will be buried at The Georgia National Ceme ...
Mildred Hughes Henry, 89, Gainesville
Mildred Hughes Henry, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on January 15, 2017. Mrs. Henry was born in Dawson County where she graduated from high school in 1945. Afterwards she w ...

Jackson

Ruby E. Pruitt, 90, Commerce
Ruby E. Pruitt age 90 of Commerce passed away Sunday Jan. 15, 2017 at the Northridge Health & Rehab.   Mrs. Pruitt was born December 11, 1926 in Gainesville, Georgia to ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Corene Durden Thomas, age 100 of Jefferson, Georgia, formerly of Birmingham who entered into rest Sunday, January 15, 2017.&n ...
Mary Gary Tuggle, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Gary Tuggle, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, January 15, 2017.  Mrs. Tuggle was born in Commerce, ...

Other

Ola Mae Barbee Allen, 94, Rogers Community
Mrs. Ola Mae Barbee Allen celebrated her 94th birthday Sunday, January 15, 2017 at her home in the Rogers Community of Madison County surrounded by family and friends.  Then s ...

White

Barbara Ann Brady, 74, Cleveland
Barbara Ann Brady was born February 14, 1943 and passed away on January 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Fr. John R. Griffith and her parents George and M ...
'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.