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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 3rd, 2018

Forsyth

Melissa Diane Davis, 45, Cumming
Melissa Diane Davis, 45 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 3, 2018. She was a proud member of the United States Navy and will be missed greatly by all who knew her. The f ...

Hall

Edith Bradford Ergle, 94, Gainesville
Edith Bradford Ergle, age 94, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday February 3rd, 2018, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. Born in Dahlonega, GA on September 9, 1923, she ...
J.B. Mitchell, 99, Flowery Branch
J. B. Mitchell, age 99, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Frances Beck Mitchell; parents, C ...
Jack Thomas Pierce, 71, Gainesville
Jack Thomas Pierce, 71 of Gainesville passed away Saturday February 3, 2018. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Pierce had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  He was th ...

Jackson

Hazel McNeal a life long resident of Jackson County, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018 at the age of 93. Ms. McNeal was preceded in death by her husband, son-in-law, tw ...

Other

Harold W. White, 83, Social Circle formerly of Buford
Harold W. White, age 83, of Social Circle, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas W. and Odessa White; ...

Stephens

Alford Harold Heaton, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Alford Harold Heaton, age 80 of 97 Brady Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Cohen and Loudelia Ivester Heaton ...

White

Mary Catherine Sheppard, 78, Cleveland
Mary Catherine Sheppard, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Mrs. Sheppard was born on July 26, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio, to the late Charles Sr. a ...
'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.