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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 19th, 2017

Dawson

Joyce “Granny” Foster began her eternal life on January 19, 2017. She leaves family and friends here that she dearly loved and went to meet family and friends that h ...

Forsyth

George R. Miller, 72, Cumming
George R. Miller, age 72 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Chicago, IL on January 30, 1944, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mae Kiss Miller. Mr ...
Richard John Sands, 87, Cumming
  Richard John Sands, 87 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday January 19, 2017. He was born in Medford, MA on July, 13, 1929 to John Anthony Sands and Eva Dolores Sa ...

Habersham

Tori Paige Dodd, 22, Clarkesville
Tori Paige Dodd, age 22 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, Georgia. Our beautiful, talented, and loving Tori Paige Dodd was born March 9, 1994 in Stephens County Hospit ...
Arthur Joseph Wade, 78, Cornelia
Arthur Joseph Wade, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Habersham County on December 11, 1938, he was a son of the late Rever Wade and Maebelle T ...

Other

Joe Miller “Jim” Jones, 85 of Ringgold, GA, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017. Jim was born on May 27, 1931 in Ohatchee, AL and departed this life at Northe ...

Stephens

Dustin Michael Hill, 18, Toccoa
Mr. Dustin Michael Hill, age 18 of 4304 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa passed away Friday, January 19, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A son of Michael Hill an ...
Timothy Paul Pressley, 53, Toccoa
Timothy Paul Pressley   Mr. Timothy Paul Pressley age 53 of 4225 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday January 19, 2017 at his residence.   A son of the Pe ...

White

George Thomas Warwick, 63, Cleveland
George Thomas Warwick, age 63, of Cleveland passed away Thursday January 19, 2017. Mr. Warwick was born in White County the son of the late Oscar B. and Marie Brown Warwick. &nb ...
'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.