Local Obits for Wed. Jan 4th, 2017
James Heyward Selby, Jr, 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, www.mcdonaldandson.com
James “Donny” Shelton II, 45, of Cumming passed away Wednesday January 4, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness.
Born June 9, 1971, Donny had ...
Carolyn Ann King Rucker, age 55 of Cornelia passed away on January 4, 2017.
Born in Habersham County on April 27, 1961, she was a daughter of Juanita Jenkins Rucker of Cornelia ...
Tony “Yankee” Goulding, age 42 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March ...
Shannon Ray Moore, age 38 of Gainesville, GA died Wednesday, January 4, 2017. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. R ...
Mr. Larry “Tim” Timothy Vaughn, 53, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on January 4, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 in ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday January 8, 2017 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Charles Richard White Jr., age 33 of Flowery Branch. Jamie Poole will offi ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Lou Hensley Boutwell, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Mrs. Boutwell was bo ...
Frank Lipovac, age 59, of Jefferson passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Frank loved to hunt, work, being outdoors, helping others and his family. Survivors include ...
Karen Lynn Nohejl, age 73, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday,January 4, 2017.
Survivors include her son Scott Nohejl and sister Karol Baddeley.
Lawson Funeral Hom ...
Mrs. Jennie Lee Thrasher, age 86, of Commerce, GA, formerly of Riverdale died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mrs. Thrasher was born in Louisville, MS to ...
Judy Lynn Wilson, age 54 of Danielsville, GA passed away Wednesday, January 04, 2017.
Mrs. Wilson was the daughter of Kathleen Hill Comer and the late John Taylor Wood ...
Mr. John Douglas “Johnny” Murray, Jr., age 65 of 569 Watson Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at his residence.
A son of the late John D ...
Susan Almond, age 68 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
Mrs. Almond was born September 10, 1948 in Sandersville, GA to the late Paul and Mildred ...
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.