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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 21st, 2017

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Billy M. Bottoms, 61, Cumming
Billy M. Bottoms, 61, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Billy was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church and was saved as a 10 year old boy at Mount Tabor Bapti ...

Habersham

Coleman Allen, Cornelia
Coleman Allen passed away on November 21, 2017 following an extended illness. He is survived by his son and Drew and daughter-in-law Amber and his grandchildren, Penelope Jane a ...

Hall

  John Robert "Bob" Wofford Jr., 75, of Gainesville passed away on November 21, 2017.    He was born in Memphis, TN on November 4, 1942, to the la ...

Jackson

Nancy Richey Sims Stancil, age 82, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.   Born on Sept. 10, 1935 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Richey ...

Stephens

Dwaine Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Dwaine Youngblood, age 91 of 283 Easy Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Frank and Vio ...
Jimmy Milton Cason, 70, Eastanollee
  Mr. Jimmy Milton Cason, age 70 went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.   A son of the late Foy Milton and Agnes Biggs Cason, he was born ...
Mr. William Albert Cordell, age 72, of Bobby Street in Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Landmark Hospital located in Athens, Georgia. He was born February 3 ...

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Laurie Leigh Shelnut, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Laurie Leigh Shelnut, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Laurie was born in Hall County to the late Kenneth and Vivian Davenport Chambers. She wa ...
'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.