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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 7th, 2017

Dawson

Debra Lynn "Esa" Derrett, 64, Dawsonville
  Debra Lynn “Esa” Derrett, 64, of Dawsonville walked with Jesus on November 7, 2017 at her home after an extensive battle with Cancer. Debra enjoyed spendin ...

Forsyth

John Edward Parker, 55, Cumming
John Edward Parker, age 55, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and son. John will always be remembered as a man with a ...

Hall

Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, 65, Gainesville
            Mrs. Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at New Horizons Lani ...
Edward O. Payne III, 77, Gainesville
Edward O. Payne, III, 77 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Services are incomplete at this time.   ...

Stephens

Aubrey Lee Capes, 71, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Lee Capes, age 71 of 174 Freeman Creek Circle passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. A son of the late Homer and Alice Whitlock Capes, he was born November 29, 1945 i ...

White

Keith Edward Arey, 60, Cleveland
Keith Edward Arey, age 60, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edward and Nancy Jane Ward Arey. Mr. Arey is ...
Ronald Wayne Roberts, 70, Cleveland
Ronald Wayne Roberts died on November 7, 2017 at his home in Cleveland Ga at the age of 70 after a battle with stage 4 lung cancer.   Wayne is survived by his son, Randy S ...
'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.