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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Dec 31st, 2017

Dawson

Dawn McBee Siburt, 81, Dawsonville
Dawn McBee Siburt, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday December 31, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born July 1, 1936 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late James an ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Nell DuBreuil, 97, Cumming
Dorothy Nell DuBreuil, 97 of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She was born on August 6, 1920 in Odum, GA the daughter of Ellison and Gladys Robinson Ogden w ...

Habersham

Ruth Burrell Andrews, 85, Cornelia
Ruth Burrell Andrews, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Mrs. Andrews was born on April 23, 1932, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late John and ...
Jim Blackburn, 81, Batesville
Jim Blackburn, age 81 of the Batesville Community passed away New Years Eve at his home with family by his side.   Mr. Blackburn is survived by his loving wife of 62 yea ...
Hobert LeRoy Gragg, 71, Clarkesville
Hobert “Leroy” Gragg, age 71, of Habersham County, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 31, 2017, following a period of declining health. Mr. Grag ...
Keith Hall, 59, Demorest
Keith Hall, age 59, of Demorest, Georgia, entered into his peaceful rest on Sunday, December 31, 2017, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Mr. Hall was born on September 7, ...

Hall

George R. Palmer, 90, Gainesville
George R. Palmer, Sr., 90, of Gainesville, GA passed away December 31, 2017.  George was born on February 10, 1927 in Atlanta, GA.  He was a proud WW2 veteran, serving in ...
Elizabeth West Dunagan, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Elizabeth West Dunagan, 86 of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday December 31, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs ...

Jackson

Alnora Lee Bone, 95, Commerce
Alnora Lee Bone, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Brighter Mornings.  Mrs. Bone was born in Commerce to the late Charlie and Lula Vaughn Wilbanks.&nbs ...
Edith Nell Hughes, 71, Commerce
Edith Nell Hughes age 71 of Commerce passed away Sunday December 31, 2017 at Northridge Health & Rehab.   Mrs. Hughes was born in Commerce on January 7, 1946 to the ...

White

James "Jim" Lee Robinson, 74, Cleveland
James "Jim" Lee Robinson, 74, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017.  Jim was born on July 11, 1943 to his late parents John Walter Robinson a ...
'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.