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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 5th, 2017

Dawson

David Bryan Howser, 55, Dawsonville
David Bryan Howser, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday September 5, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mr. Howser was born June 5, 1962 and a graduate of South Cobb High Schoo ...

Habersham

Mary Davis Garrison, 88, Cornelia
Mary Davis Garrison of Cornelia passed away September 5 in Atlanta with her three children by her side.   Mary was born on March 1, 1929 to Margie and Ross Davis in Ot ...
John Howard Payne, 90, Clarkesville
John Howard Payne, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following a short illness. Mr. Payne was born on April 6, 1927 in ...

Hall

Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons, 81, Gainesville
Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons passed away on September 5, 2017 at the age of 81.   A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Greg's hou ...

Lumpkin

Kyle Patrick Fuller, 23, Dahlonega
Mr. Kyle Patrick Fuller, age 23, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Kyle was born in Atlanta on March 18, 1994. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Bi ...

Rabun

Joe Speed, 72, Clayton
Joe Speed, age 72, of Clayton, Georgia, went to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Speed was born on October 18, 1944 in Clayton, ...

Stephens

Mr. John “Jay” Warren Nicholson, Jr., age 19 of 1962 Wolf Pitt Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. A son of Warren ...

White

Nancy Stewart Alley, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs.Nancy Stewart Alley of Cleveland. Nancy passed away Tuesday,September 5, 2017 following a period of declining health. ...
'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.