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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 9th, 2017

Dawson

Andrew Kyle Yarbrough, 22, Dawsonville
Andrew Kyle Yarbrough 22, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on July 9,2017. Andrew is survived by his parents Joshua and Tami Yarbrough of Dawsonville, GA and his sisters Siera and ...

Forsyth

Richard Neal May, 70, Cumming
Richard Neal May, 70 of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017. He was born on August 5, 2017 in Mississippi the son of Jimmie and Helen May who have both predeceased hi ...
Del L. Vaughan, 75, Cumming
Mr. Del L. Vaughan, age 75, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Edna Cash Vaughan; and sister, Doris Marsingill. ...
Richard Neal May, 70, Cumming
Richard Neal May, 70, of Cumming GA passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017. He was born on August 5th, 1946 in Magee, Mississippi and was the first born and only son of Jimmie Neal ...
Mary Jo Robbs, 84, Cumming
Mary Jo Robbs, 84, of Cumming passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, July 9, 2017.  Mary Jo was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and a member of Shady Grove Baptist C ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Wayne McPherson, age 26, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funera ...
Gladys Ruby Smith, 67, Buford
Gladys Ruby Smith, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Smith; parents, Harry Alverson and Laura Mae Stevens; siste ...

Habersham

Anna Marie Schuster, 94, Clarkesville
Anna Marie Schuster, age 94, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the St. Mark C ...

Hall

Joyce L. Cole, 75, Gainesville
Joyce Lovell Cole, 75 of Gainesville died Sunday July 9, 2017 at her residence. A native of White County, Mrs. Cole had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  She was ...
Mahlon Horace Thomas, 75, Gainesville
  Mahlon Horace Thomas, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away July 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mahlon was born in Talmo, Georgia on December 31, 1941 to the late H ...

Lumpkin

Homerell White Parks, 86, Clermont
Mrs. Homerell White Parks, age 86, of Clermont, GA, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. A native of ...

Other

Jean Haynes Hooper, 83, Athens
Jean Haynes Hooper, age 83, of Athens, GA passed away Sunday, July 09, 2017.   Born in Commerce, GA, on June 11, 1934, Mrs. Hooper was the daughter of the late Ernest an ...
'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.