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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 13th, 2018


Stephen Owen King, 52, Bethlehem
Stephen Owen King, age 52, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Survivors include his wife Alecia King; mother Alice King; sons Stephen Owen King, Jr., Steven ...


Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, Dawsonville
Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, passed away on Tuesday morning in the arms of his wife Becky at their home in Dawsonville. A committed and faithful servant of the Lord, a devoted husban ...


Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90, Johns Creek
Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport F ...


Funeral services for Ruby Faulkner Grier, age 92, of Lula will be held Friday February 16,  at 2:00 P.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs ...
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late John Byrd and Roxie ...
Euphemia Stephens, 93, Gainesville
Euphemia Stephens, nickname “Femer” but Grandma to many, 93 of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and reunited with her husband and family Tuesday February 13, 2018. ...
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 9, 1923, Mr ...
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91, Flowery Branch
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late ...
Johnny Singleton, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Singleton age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on February 13, 2018.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Jerry Thomas, 70, Clermont
Jerry Thomas, 70 of Clermont passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Eugene and Louise Eli ...
Cruz Velasquez, 64, Gainesville
Cruz Velasquez, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Februa ...
Margaret C. Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret C. Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenpor ...


Frances Jenkins Garrison, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Geo ...


James N. Carusos, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. James N. Carusos, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of D ...
Oscar Newton Davis, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Oscar Newton Davis, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Oscar was born in Lumpkin County on May 17, 1935 to the late Austell Newton and Sydney Lou ...
Joseph William Mize, 63, Dahlonega
Joseph William Mize, ('Bill,') died peacefully Tuesday, February 13 at his home near Dahlonega, Georgia at the age of Sixty three.  He was survived by his wife Gloria, ...


Annie Lora Howard, 93, Marietta
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Friday February 16, 2018 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Annie Lora Howard, age 93 of Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends f ...


Howard Joseph Hornick, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Joseph Hornick, age 76 of 506 Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late William P. and Mary G. Fouse ...
'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.