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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 30th, 2018

Dawson

Elizabeth Janice Chumbley Canup, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 30, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born March 24, 1949 to the la ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Dollie Mae (Bettis) Young, age 96, of Cumming, GA, passed away gracefully on Wednesday, January 30, 2018.  A lifelong member of North Atlanta Baptist, she graduated from ...

Gwinnett

Margaret Wino Davis, 93, Buford
Margaret Wino Davis, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Leon Henry Davis; and daughter, ...
Doris Hamilton Wade, 92, Buford
Doris Hamilton Wade, age 92, of Buford, GA and the Rest Haven Community passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, L. C. ...

Habersham

  Funeral services for Martha Rebecca Anderson Edmonds, 87, of Mount Airy will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Glade Creek Baptist Church.  Rev. Mich ...
Edward Tyler, 54, Alto
Edward Tyler, age 54 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 following an extended illness.   Born in Banks County, Georgia on March 26, 1963, he was a ...

Hall

Sara “Alberta” Tomlin, 100, Gainesville
Sara “Alberta” Tomlin One hundred years and seven months ago, "Alberta" was born in Cape May, NJ. She died peacefully on January 30, 2018 at The Oaks at Li ...
Ann Hill Bagwell, 87, Oakwood
Mrs. Ann Hill Bagwell, age 87, of Oakwood passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at The Waterford at Oakwood, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thur ...
Ms. Linda Armour Farr, 72, Oakwood
Ms. Linda Armour Farr age 72 of Oakwood passed away at her sister’s residence following an extended illness.                 Funera ...

Jackson

Nadine Morgan Crow, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nadine Morgan Crow, age 69 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  Mrs. Crow was born in Ocilla, ...
Edna Lenor Allen Carr, 69, Commerce
Ms. Edna Lenor Allen Carr, age 69, of Commerce passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at her residence.  Ms. Carr was born in Pahokee, FL on May 5, 1948 to the late Henry and V ...

Lumpkin

J.D. Whelchel, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. J.D. Whelchel, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Mr. Whelchel was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on March 31, 1932 t ...
'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.