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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 17th, 2017

Forsyth

John C. Voerg, 59, Cumming
John C. Voerg, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday June 17, 2017. He was born on August 26, 1957 in Berea, OH a son of Alfrid and Elizabeth Wintering Voerg who have both p ...
Mary W. Martin, 86, Cumming
Mary W. Martin, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. She was a Sunday school teacher, Bib ...

Gwinnett

Cecil Gober, 89, Sugar Hill
Cecil Gober, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ora Roach Gober; granddaughter, Kelley Canady; s ...
Jose Valdez-Huerta, 43, Lawrenceville
Jose Valdez-Huerta, age 43, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Irma Bonilla; children, Marco Valdez, Brian Valdez, Sicela V ...

Habersham

Graciela M. Martinez, 61, Cornelia
Graciela M. Martinez, age 61 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.   Born on January 15, 1956, sh ...
Margie Marie Tucker Mulvihill, age 65 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Born in Christian County, Kentucky on September 22, 1952, she was a ...
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, 64, Demorest
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, age 64 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. &n ...

Hall

Thelma Satterfield Aiken, 95, Gainesville
Thelma Satterfield Aiken, age 95, of Gainesville passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017 due to declining health. Mrs. Aiken was born November 27, 1921, at Cleve ...
Mary Suggs, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Suggs, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tu ...

Jackson

Edward Franklin Wilkes, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Franklin Wilkes, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 17, 2017.  Mr. Wilkes was born in Danie ...

White

Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Troy W. York age 65, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017. Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellene Adams York. He was a memb ...
Sandra "Sandy" Ridgeway, 68, Cleveland
Sandra “Sandy” Ridgeway, age 68, of Cleveland, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Glyndon and R ...
'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.