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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 31st, 2017


Johnny R. Waddell, 80, Dawsonville
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers.  He wa ...
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers. He was 80 years ...


Nikolay O. Glushchak, 66, Buford
Nikolay O. Glushchak, age 66, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, August 31, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. P ...


Emma Joyce Lipovac, 75, Jefferson
Emma Joyce Lipovac, age 75, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. Emma loved her family, making quilts and crossword puzzles.  She was a very kind and sm ...


Carl Jarrard, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Carl Wesley Jarrard, age 75, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017.   Mr. Jarrard was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was ...
'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.