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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 6th, 2017

Forsyth

J.W. “Dub” Howard, Jr., age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was a member of Matt Lodge F&AM #694. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Charles Edward Taylor, 77, Cumming
Charles Edward Taylor, age 77, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was retired from Peachstate Trucks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Joyce Mur ...

Gwinnett

William Carlyle Small Sr, 88, Sugar Hill
William Carlyle Small Sr., age 88, of Sugar Hill passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017. He loved his family, he was a good man, father and husband. He was employed for&n ...

Hall

Mark Alan Vieira, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Mark Alan Vieira age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday December 06, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in automobile accident. F ...
Anthony Mason “Tony” Benitez, age 27, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hall Count ...
James F. "Jimmy" Collins, 55, Gainesville
James F. “Jimmy” Collins, 55 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 6, 2017 at his residence. A lifetime resident of Gainesville, Jimmy was the owner/operator ...

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Charles Bruce Davis, 68, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of  Mr. Charles Bruce Davis, age 68 of Cleveland. Bruce passed away Wednesday, December 06, 2017. He was born on Febru ...
Louise Glover Head, 96, Cleveland
Louise Glover Head of Loudsville (Cleveland), GA passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the age of 96.  She was born August 3, 1921 at Loudsville, GA to the late James Fin ...
'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.