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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 25th, 2017

Dawson

Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...
Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...

Forsyth

Harold Dean Smith, 65, Cumming
Harold Dean Smith, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.  He was a deacon and member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Noah and ...

Gwinnett

William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89, Lawrenceville
William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89 of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Gwinnett Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga. September 8, 1928, M ...
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski, 78, Lawrenceville
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski (Hryniewicz) died peacefully on November 25, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA at the age of seventy-eight. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished ...

Hall

Joseph Allen Martin, 51, Gainesville
Joseph Allen Martin Jr. age 51, of Gainesville, passed away due to an extended illness on Saturday, November 25th, 2017. Joe is survived by Tammy Martin, his wife of 18 years; s ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia “Jinner” Watkins Moore, age 89 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Mr ...

Lumpkin

Shelby VanMeter, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Shelby Claudette VanMeter, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.   Mrs. VanMeter was born on November 30, 1936 to the late Claude C. Scott ...

Other

Bobbie Jean McLendon, 58, Royston
Bobbie Jean McLendon age 58 of Royston passed away Friday Nov. 24, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital.   Mrs. McLendon was born May 29, 1959 in Athens to ...

Stephens

Larry Mason Long, 60, Martin
Larry Mason Long, age 60 of 50 Poplar Lane, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A son of the late Carl Mason Long and Mar ...
'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.