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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 23rd, 2017

Banks

Richard Jay Friend, 63, Maysville
Mr. Richard Jay Friend age 63 of Maysville passed away on Monday January 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Barrow

Muriel Holder Guffin, 84, Winder
  Mrs. Muriel Holder Guffin, age 84, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 23, 2017 at her residence.  She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County and was a daughter of ...

Habersham

Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, age 87 of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Austi ...

Hall

Jack Alba Elliott, Jr, 77, Gainesville
 Mr. Jack Alba Elliott, Jr., age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are schedule ...
Alonzo Brantley “A.B.” Sailors, Jr., of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on January 23, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones following a brief illness. A.B. w ...
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, Gainesville
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Seasons Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church, ...
Christoper Morris, 37, Gillsville
Christopher Morris, 37 of Gillsville passed away on Friday January 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia medical Center. Mr. Morris was born on December 22, 1979 in Atlanta, GA., He was ...

Other

Todd Wilson, 47, Marietta
Todd Wilson, 47, of Marietta, GA, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017, after an 11 year battle with Prostate Cancer.  Todd was born in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 1969 but has ...
'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.