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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 1st, 2017

Dawson

Kathyrn Matthews, 67, Dawsonville
Kathryn Matthews age 67 of Dawsonville, Ga. died Saturday July 1, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.   Funeral service will be held at 1 pm T ...

Forsyth

Andrea Margarita Barrett Allison, age 38, died July 1, 2017. She was born on December 14, 1978 in Yuma, Arizona but came to Georgia when she was six months old. She was preceded in ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Ayala, 51, Braselton
Mr. Edwin Ayala, age 51, of Braselton passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., S ...

Habersham

James Thomas Frady, 92, Mt. Airy
James Thomas Frady, age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the residence. Mr. Frady was born on April 10, 1925 in Habersham County, ...

Hall

Mitchell Herman Cohen, 65, Oakwood
 Mitchell Herman Cohen, 65, passed away on July 1st, 2017 in his home in Oakwood, Georgia after a year-long fight with pancreatic cancer. Mitchell’s funeral service will ...
Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Jack Lamar McDaniel, 86, died Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mr. McDaniel passed at his home in Gainesville with his beloved wife, Montine (Tina) Bagwell McDaniel, by his side. Mr. ...

Jackson

Roy Daniel Cowart, Sr., 96, Commerce
Mr. Roy Daniel Cowart, Sr., age 96, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Cowart was born in Franklin, NC to the late Claude and Hettie Farmer Cow ...
Shannon Ledford Jackson, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shannon Ledford Jackson, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mrs. Jackson was born in Columbus, Georgia, ...
Richard Allen Lamberg, 72, Pendergrass
Richard Allen Lamberg age 72 of Pendergrass passed away Saturday July 1, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Lamberg was born April 8, 1945 in Norristown, PA to the late Michael La ...
Betty Jo Stephenson, 79, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jo Stephenson, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Stephenson was born in Homer to the late Omer Lee and Ruby Elizabeth Dail ...

Other

Veronica Bridges, 59, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Veronica Bridges, age 59, of Athens, of the south Jackson County community, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mrs. Bridges was b ...
Shashikala Dange, 63, Alpharetta
Mrs. Shashikala Dange 63, of Alpharetta died on July 1, 2017. Services will be from 9am-12pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home on July 5th, 2017.   Condolences may be exp ...
'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.