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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 24th, 2018

Dawson

Loy C. Rouse, 97, Dawsonville
Loy C. Rouse, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at The Oaks at Towne Lake following a period of declining health. Born November 19, 1920 in Dawson County ...

Forsyth

Ingram Funeral Home announces the death of Marie Mayfield Bagwell on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Marie was born October 28, 1931 to Albert and Luna Mayfield.  She is pr ...

Habersham

Ruth O'Kelley Sosebee, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ruth O’Kelley Sosebee, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will foll ...

Hall

Melissa Ann Ray, 38, Gainesville
Melissa Ann Ray, age 38, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Brenda Ray. She is survived by her childr ...
Joe R. Whitaker, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Joe R. Whitaker, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Ch ...
Daniel "Coz" Emmett, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel “Coz” Emmett, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018 in Austell, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26, 2017 from 11 ...
Maxine O. Partin, 85, Gainesville
Maxine O. Partin, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 18, 2018 Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 in the chapel of First Baptist C ...
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78, Gainesville
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dr. Pope was born in Douglas, Ga. and had lived there f ...
Joe Robert Whitaker, 86, Gainesville
Joe Robert Whitaker was born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 6, 1932 and went to his heavenly home on January 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents John Robert Whit ...

Jackson

Timothy Harold Swaim, Danielsville
Timothy Harold Swaim, age 50 of Danielsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at his residence.   Born on October 15th, 1967, in Commerce, GA, Mr. Swaim was ...

Other

Randy Taylor Wood, 50, Athens
  Randy Taylor Wood, age 50 of Athens, GA passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.   Born on Sept. 24, 1967 in Athens, GA, he was the son of Kathleen Hill and S ...

White

Edith Muriel Dorsey, 91, Cleveland
Edith Muriel Dorsey, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Dorsey was born on July 22, 1926, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late ...
Gertrude Nix Reed, 94, Cleveland
Mrs. Gertrude Nix Reed died Wednesday 1-24-18. She was born on 7-13-23 in Cleveland, Ga to John Luther Nix, Sr. and Tannie Westmoreland Nix. She was preceded in death by her parent ...
'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.