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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 6th, 2018

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Mr. Arthur “Art” Gailey, age 63, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He is survived by his wife of twenty-three years, Cindy Sweat Gailey, Winder, G ...

Gwinnett

David Alan Harkins, 50, Dacula
David Alan Harkins, age 50, of Dacula, GA, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Hamilt ...

Habersham

Janelle Cochran Darnell, 89, Cornelia
Janelle Cochran Darnell, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Mrs. Darnell was born on September 20, 1928, in Banks County, Georgia, to the la ...

Hall

Gene Lamar Newell, 77, Braselton
Mr. Gene Lamar Newell, 77, of Braselton passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 i ...
William Hoytt  (Billy) Steedley passed away on January 6th at the Bell Minor Nursing home.  He was born on August 30, 1930 in Appling County, GA. He was preced ...

Jackson

Joe Fitts, Hoschton
Joe Fitts of Hoschton, GA; a treasured Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Friend, Mentor, Marine… (the list is long) passed away peacefully on January 6, 2018. Born in Atlanta ...
Kevin Gibson, Jr, 40, Jefferson
Kevin Gibson, Jr., age 40, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018.  Kevin loved his family and his job at QuickTrip.  His hobbies were playing pool, ping pong ...

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Robyn Leeann Harmon, age 27 of Hull, GA passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at her residence.   Born on Oct. 30, 1990 in Columbia, TN to William Harmon and the late Criss ...

Stephens

Frank Young Edmonds, 93, Toccoa
Dr. Frank Young Edmonds, age 93, of Harris Street in Toccoa passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late James Willie and Letha Kirby Edm ...

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Joel Edward Dispain, 50, Cleveland
Joel Edward Dispain, age 50 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Mr. Dispain was born on June 12, 1967, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Frances Smedley Dispain an ...
Thermon Tell Ivey, 86, Cleveland
Thermon Tell Ivey, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Mr. Ivey was born on October 10, 1931, in Hall County, to the late Aaron and Ardell Thomas Ivey ...
William Grady Mullinax, 53, Cleveland
William Grady Mullinax, age 53 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Born in Buford, Georgia on November 20, 1964 he was the son of the late Jackie Eugene and ...
'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.