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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Claud Chester Summers, III. , age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Claud served proudly for 7 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived ...

Habersham

Carl Cook, 85, Alto
Carl Cook, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Born on December 11, 1931 in Alto, Georgia, he was a son of the late B.W. and Lessie Wade Cook. Mr. Cook was ...

Hall

Michael (Mike) Anderson, 77, Gainesville
Michael “Mike” Anderson, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 5, 2017. A  Celebration of Life will be held Monday October 23, 201 ...

Jackson

Stanley Paul Morrison, 54, Commerce
  Mr. Stanley Paul Morrison, age 54, of Commerce died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Morrison was born in Alexandria, LA ...
Miles J. Williams, 63, Talmo
Mr. Miles J. Williams, age 63, of Talmo, GA, formerly of Suwanee, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Emory University Hospital.  Mr. Williams was born in Duluth to the late Char ...
Leslie Cain Campbell, 85, Hoschton
Leslie Caine Campbell, age 85, of Hoschton passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.  Memorial services with military honors will be held 2:00 pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at Jeffe ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jacqueline Elsie Sharik Phillips, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 20, 2017.  Mrs. Phillips was ...
Rev. Jerry Smith, 76, Commerce
Rev. Jerry Smith age 76 of Commerce passed away Friday Oct. 20, 2017 at his residence.   Rev. Smith was born in Ila on July 26, 1941 to the late William Jewell Smith, Sr. &a ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Henry Black Jr, 90, Dahlonega
Thomas Henry Black Jr., age 90, of Dahlonega passed away at his home on October 20, 2017.  Tom was a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church. Throughout his life Tom enjoy ...

Stephens

Mrs. Patsy Ann McCurley Westmoreland age 72 of 1147 Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Jesse R ...
'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.