Local Obits for Fri. Jan 5th, 2018
Rita Smith, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 5, 2018 at Northside Hospital.
Born April 6, 1951 in Jefferson City, Tennessee, she had lived in Dawson County since 20 ...
Patrick Thurlow Spence, son of Geder Allen & Mary Fisher Spence, was born in Macon, Georgia August 20, 1936. He was a graduate of Lanier High School, in Macon, where he played ...
Christine Mitchell Adams, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-seven years, Ralph Adams; son, Barney Adams; ...
Infant Thomas Almon “Tripp” Ayers, III passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018.
Born in Athens, Georgia on January 5, 2018, he was the son of Tommy & Candice Ayer ...
Judy Harper Crowe, age 68, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018.
Mrs. Crowe was born on March 16, 1949 in Gainesville, Georgia to t ...
Barbara Lucille Shugart, 89, of Gainesville passed away January 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 7, 201 ...
Kimberly Anna Strickland, 50, of Braselton passed away January 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced soon.
Shirley Ann Holland, age 89, of Braselton passed away Friday, January 5, 2018. Mrs. Holland loved her family and grandchildren. She was an avid reader, Loved to feed and watc ...
It is with heavy heart that the family announces the death of Marsha Booth Hancock age 64 of Dahlonega and previously St. Augustine, Florida, on January 5, 2018.
Marsha is prece ...
Betty Jo Cantrell age 83, of Cleveland passed away Friday January 5, 2018.
Mrs. Cantrell was born in Cleveland the daughter of the late Joe and Eula Barrett Brookshire. &n ...
William Fred Hicks, 84 of Cleveland, GA, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2017.
He was born on May 5, 1933 in Braselton, GA, the son of Alex and Georgia West Hicks wh ...
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.