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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 11th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Barbara Ann Poole Jones, age 69, of Lula died Monday, September 11, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Jones was born in Commerce to the late, Fletcher and Ida Mae Massey Poole ...

Dawson

Oliver Brock, 82, Dawsonville
Oliver Brock, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday September 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 12, 1935 to the ...
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, Dawsonville
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017.  A native of Cumming, Nancy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and active in the WMU. &n ...

Forsyth

Richard Lem Wintersteen of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 1:14 p.m. He was born in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas on March 15, 1924. He was ...
David John Zimmer, 79, Cumming
David John Zimmer, 79 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday September 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10am to 11am at the McDonald a ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Garrett Frederick, age 68, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM at ...
Robert Van Stanford, 87, Lilburn
  Robert Van Stanford, 87, of Lilburn, GA passed away peacefully on September 11, 2017.  Mr. Stanford was born in Atlanta, GA, the eldest of 4, to William and Celeste ...
Geoffrey D. Maddox, 45, Lawrenceville
Geoffrey D. Maddox, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Maddox; and grandparents, J.C. and Will ...
James Wesley Wilson, 88, Buford
James Wesley Wilson, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Paul Wilson. He is survived by his sister, Ann W ...

Habersham

D.W. Armour, 74, Demorest
D.W. Armour, age 74 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on December 31, 1942, he was a son of the late Dee and Vadie Thomas Armo ...
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, 96, Mt. Airy
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, age 96 of Mt. Airy, Georgia and Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully after a yearlong battle with cancer on Monday, September 11, 2017. Mrs. Gibson ...
Rev. Grover Garrison Murphy, age 82 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at his residence. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 27, 1935, he was a son of the late G ...
Donnie Seay, 59, Martin formerly of Demorest
Donnie Seay, age 59 of Martin, Georgia formerly of Demorest passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 ...

Hall

Ronald Patrick Smith, 73, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Ronald Patrick Smith, age 73, of Clermont, Georgia passed away on September 14, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be a ...

Lumpkin

Debra Ann Price Arden, 59, Dahlonega
Debra Ann Price Arden age 59 of Dahlonega passed away September 7, 2017. Debra loved to paint and “doodle”. Debra was a very talented artist and had most recently illus ...
'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.