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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 28th, 2018

Banks

Debra Ann Murphree, 28, Commerce
Debra Ann Murphree age 28 of Commerce passed away Saturday Jan. 27, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Ms. Murphree was born June 9, 1989 in Dalton, Georgia to ...

Dawson

James Earl Chester, 83, Dawsonville
James Earl Chester, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 28, 2018 at Regency Manor following a period of declining health. Mr. Chester was born January 5, 1935 to the l ...

Forsyth

Agerico Dominguez Gabriel, 67 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was born on May 23, 1950 in Manila, Philippines the son of Arsenio and Paciencia Doming ...

Gwinnett

Lawrence "Larry" Rice Phillips, 82, died Sunday, January 28th in Suwanee, GA, after a brief illness. Born in Hazelton, IN he moved to Bellbo ...
Charlotte Thompson Cerneka, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband of fifty-five years, Carl A. Cerneka, Buford, GA; sons and ...
Ricky F. Thompson, 63, Buford
Ricky F. Thompson, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Louise Bruce Thompson; brothers, John Eldon Thom ...

Habersham

Lena May Richard Murphy, 86, Clarkesville
Lena May Richard Murphy, age 86, of Clarkesville passed away January 28, 2018 following a period of declining health.   Born on December 25, 1931, Mrs. Murphy was the da ...
Richard Keith Fry, 66, Clarkesville
Richard Keith Fry, age 66, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a sudden illness. Mr. Fry was born on October 3, 1951 in Clark ...
Ralph Wade LaCount, 60, Mt. Airy
Ralph Wade LaCount, age 60 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on October 01, 1 ...
Brenda Lovell Tench, 59, Cornelia
Brenda Lovell Tench, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Mrs. Tench was born on May 14, 1958 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late V.L. ...

Jackson

Isaac Alexander Best and Charles Jaxon Best, infant twin sons of Charles Best and Erika Bragado of Hull, GA died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Gwinnett Medical Center.  They wer ...

Other

  Randall Scott Carroll, Sr., age 49 of Elberton, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Nov. 09, 1968 at Hawkinsville, GA he was the ...

Stephens

Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo Mrs. Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo age 59 of Northside Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday January 26, 2018 at Habersham Medical Center. A daughter ...
'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.