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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 23rd, 2018

Dawson

Wendy Blanchard, 39, Dawsonville
Wendy Blanchard, 39, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Williams; and her grandparents, Bernice and Lawrence ...

Forsyth

Charles Lyndon Martin, 75, Cumming
Charles Lyndon Martin, 75, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a lifelong truck driver. Lyndon retired from Tru ...
Sarah Elizabeth Barnett, age 97, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  Sarah and her late husband ...
Mary Elizabeth Kindred, age 98, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Lionel Kindred. She is survived by her daught ...

Gwinnett

Eugene Cary Singletary,lll, 53, Lawrenceville
Eugene Cary Singletary, III, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Monday, January 23, 2018. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memo ...

Habersham

Somboun Kinnarath, 84, Cornelia
  Somboun Kinnarath, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Mr. Kinnarath was born on March 10, 1933 in Ban Kom, Loiet, Thailand to the ...
Margarita Zavala, 72, Alto
  Margarita Zavala, age 72 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at her residence. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico on January 4, 1946, she was a daughter of the ...

Hall

Cecil Dean Bell, Gainesville
Cecil Dean Bell of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018. Funeral services will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonvi ...
Gerald Steven Hungerford, 58, Gainesville
Gerald Steven Hungerford, 58 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services will be announced later. Little & Daven ...
Grady A. Silver, 65, Flowery Branch
Grady A. Silver, age 65, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burl and Lillie Mae Silver; former wife, Mary Silv ...

Lumpkin

Robert (Bob) Stringer, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert “Bob” Stringer, age 91, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Bob was born in Akron, Ohio on November 4, 1926 to the late Colonel Henry a ...
Michael "Yogi" Tritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Micheal “Yogi” Tritt, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Oaks at Hampton in Cumming, Ga with his family by his side.   Yogi ...
'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.