Local Obits for Mon. Mar 6th, 2017
Xianrong Zhang, 51, of Duluth, GA passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Suwanee, GA.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at McDonald ...
Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Sikes, age 83 of Buford, GA died Monday, February 20, 2017. Mrs. Sikes has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, ...
Jeanette Louise Lathan Oliver, age 64 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 following an extended illness.
Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 15, 1953, she ...
Funeral services for Lowell B. Elrod, age 81 of Demorest will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Craig Brown officiating.&nb ...
Mr. J.T. "Jake" Shubert, 82 of Gainesville died Monday March 6, 2017.
Born in Banks County, Mr. Shubert was the son of the late Jessie Daniel and Dollie Smith Sh ...
Patricia “Pat” Garner Hughes, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on March 6, 2017 at her home.
A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 pm ...
Linwood Earl Jeffries, Jr., age 77, of Gainesville passed away Monday, March 6, 2017. Mr. Jeffries retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the United States Navy after 22 ...
Mrs. Jacquelyn Williams Gordon, age 89 of 197 Brittany Harbor South, Lavonia passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.
A daughter of the late Luther McKinley Wi ...
Mr. Bobby Williams, age 82 of 3341 Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away March 6, 2017, at Stephens County Hospital.
A son of the late Lloyd Edward Williams and Ha ...
Kyle (Bill) Dean Palmer, age 77, of Suches, GA, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Palmer; son, Billy Palmer; parents, Earnest and Jos ...
John “Jack” B. Abernathy, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Jack was a true mountain man with an entrepr ...
Richard Lee, age 70, of Cleveland, GA passed away Monday, March 6, 2017.
He grew up in Clermont, GA and spent the past 10 years in White County. He had worked as a mechanic for ...
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.