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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 4th, 2018

Forsyth

William Donald (Bill) Abercrombie, 85, of Cumming, GA , formerly of Stone Mountain, GA went to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, January 4, 2018 after a courageous battle with ...
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46, Cumming
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2017.   He was born on December 31, 1971 in Hillegom, Netherlands, the son of Frans Beelen wh ...

Gwinnett

Dale Parten, 49, Buford
Dale Parten, age 49, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Rebecca Whited. Mr. Parten is survived by his sons, Devi ...
Ann Helton Pugh, 76, Sugar Hill
Ann Helton Pugh, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Eva Mae Helton. She is survived by her husba ...

Hall

Robert Lee Fuller, 77, Gainesville
  Mr. Robert Lee Fuller, 77, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 4, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Ch ...
David Jeffrey Knutson, 56, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Jeffrey Knutson, age 56, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funer ...
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76, Gainesville
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76 of Gainesville, Ga died on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was a member of Gainesville First United Methodist Church and had lived in Gainesville for ...

Jackson

Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, Braselton
  A funeral service to celebrate the life of Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, of Braselton, GA, will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 8, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camde ...

Lumpkin

George R. (Dutch) Aufderheide, II, 67, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018. Survivors include his son, George Aufderheide of Dahlonega; daughter, Liisa; brothers, ...

Other

Ruth Adams Akin, 83, Carnesville
Ruth Adams Akin, age 83 of Carnesville, passed away on January 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at New Salem Methodist Church, 2170 Hi ...
Julie Catherine Brown, 58, Athens
Ms. Julie Catherine Brown, age 58 of Athens died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Ms. Brown was born in Commerce to Fr ...

White

Tina Marie Coker “Pooker” Warren age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Seymour, Indiana on July 3, 1961 she was a daughter of  ...
'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.