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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 12th, 2018

Banks

  Coach Francis “Marion” Thompson, age 88, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Mr. Thompson was born on October 24, 1929, in Camde ...

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David Arnold Wilkins, 59, Bethlehem
David Arnold Wilkins, age 59, of Bethlehem passed away Monday, February 12. 2018. He had a passion for motorcycles. David had the pleasure of riding with Johnny Beck ...
Isaac James Bentley Jr., age 71, of Winder passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. Survivors include his sons Mark Bentley of Winder and Lanny Bentley of Winder; daughters Sharon Be ...

Dawson

Grace Elizabeth Sheer, 18, Dawsonville
Grace Elizabeth Sheer, 18, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 12, 2018. Born November 8, 1999, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  Grace was a senior at ...

Hall

Lisa Cantrell, 47, Gainesville
Lisa Lytina Cantrell was born in Gainesville, Georgia, October 5, 1970 and made her transition into eternal rest on February 12, 2018.  She accepted Jesus Christ as her person ...
Dewey Lawayne Farmer, 73, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday February 15, 2018 at Hopewell Baptist Church for Dewey Lawayne Farmer, age 73 of Gainesville. The Rev. Phillip Jones and Rev. ...
Mabel Oliver Martin, 91, Gainesville
Mabel Oliver Martin age 91 of Gainesville, Georgia died February 12,2018 at the Gateway Health care of Cleveland, Georgia.   Mrs. Martin was born July 12, 1926 in Gaines ...

Jackson

Alma Grace Epps Brown, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Alma Grace Epps Brown, age 89, of Commerce died Monday, February 12, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, George and Ruth Gary Epps.  ...

Other

Sissy Fields Richardson, 55, Westminster, SC
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sissy Fields Richardson, age 55 of Westminster, South Carolina who entered into rest Monday, February 12, 2018.  Mrs. Richardson ...
Donald Jerry Earls, 69, Decatur
Donald Jerry Earls was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on February 8, 1948 to Reno and Jessie Mae Earls. He was the youngest of eleven children. Donald was always good natured ...
'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.