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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 15th, 2018

Dawson

Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, Dawsonville
Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Chelsey Park Health and Rehab. She was born on October 22, 1931 to the late Willie ...

Forsyth

Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, Cumming
Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, of Cumming, passed into the arms of her Savior on January 15, 2018. Born during the depression, Joyce's life was made even more difficult, when she wa ...

Gwinnett

Claudia Farmer Porter, 58, Buford
Claudia Farmer Porter, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Margaret Farmer; and sister, Carol Evans. ...
Dale Alan Gaines, 66, Buford
Dale Alan Gaines, age 66, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia on October 12, 1951. Dale graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mec ...

Habersham

  Cynthia Jane Griffith 12/29/1946-1/15/2018   A mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother.   A wonderful partner and a dear friend to ...
William Earl Ramey, Sr., age 67 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Clayton, Georgia on April 04, 1950, he was a son of the late William Vaughn Ram ...

Hall

Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, inf, Gainesville
 Infant Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, 9 weeks old, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his residence. Emmanuel was born November 5, 2017 to Margarita Lucio-Aguirre in Gain ...
Ray Miller, 87, Gainesville
Ray Miller, 87 of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Ray was the son of the late Thomas and Ida Edwards Miller.  He was a member of ...
Glenn Richard (Ricky) Rowland, age 67, of Murrayville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlton Rowlan ...
Lula Belle Sisk, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Lula Belle Sisk, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, ...

Jackson

Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away at his home January 15, 2018 of cancer. Larry was born in Winston- ...
Charles Otha Wood, 66, Commerce
Mr. Charles Otha Wood, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wood was born in Macon to the late Andrew Jack an ...

Lumpkin

Monique Bouffard, 95, Dahlonega
Monique Bouffard , 95, passed away on January 15, 2018 at her home in Dahlonega. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the widow of Robert Bouffard. They shared ...

Other

Carlton Floyd Brookshire passed away January 2, 2018 in Aurora , Colorado. A Celebration of life will be held January 22, 2018 at Central Baptist Church with interment at F ...

Stephens

Mrs. Tiny Jean Norris Gibby, age 57 of 122 Thurmond Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William Fr ...

White

Sandra Kay Alexander, 69, Cleveland
Sandra Kay Alexander, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born on January 11, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Cameron and ...
'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.