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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 4th, 2018

Banks

Agatha M. Payne, 93, Homer
Mrs. Agatha M. Payne, age 93, of Homer died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Payne was born in Carnesville to the late, Henry Grady and Be ...

Gwinnett

  Dorothy “Dot” Allen Pirkle, age 95, of the Buford, GA Hog Mountain community passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of ...

Habersham

Albert Elijah London, 91, Demorest
Albert Elijah London, age 91 of Demorest, passed away February 4, 2018. Born in White County, Georgia on March 26, 1926, Mr. London was the son of the late Elisha and Ethel Edwa ...

Hall

Jessie Mae Grizzle, 67, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Grizzle, age 67, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, 69, Gainesville
               Mrs. Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 ...
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, Gainesville
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February ...

Jackson

Mr. Gerald “Brent” Adams, Jr. age 50, of Nicholson died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Adams was born in Athens to Beverly Farmer ...

Other

Millicent P. Briggs, 79, Athens
Millicent P. Briggs, 79 of Athens passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018.    Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesvil ...
'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.