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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 5th, 2018

Banks

Betty Sue Hooper Latty, 71, Maysville
Betty Sue Hooper Latty, age 71, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at her residence. Ms. Latty was born August 24th, 1946 in Commerce, GA to the late Charles Ho ...

Forsyth

Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural 68 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Mildred Carroll Medlin, 82, Cumming
Mildred Carroll Medlin, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James “J.B.” Medlin; son, James ...
Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural, 68, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Ellen Whitworth Alexander, 83, Lawrenceville
Ellen Whitworth Alexander, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Hugh Eugene Alexander; ...
Luzmila Lazarte, 79, Buford
Luzmila Lazarte, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She is survived by her father,  Antonio Lazarte, Buford, GA; four children, Julio Lazarte, New ...

Hall

Joseph C. Faust, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Joseph C. Faust, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Funeral Se ...
James Riley Westberry, Jr, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Riley Westberry, Jr., age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA, joined Jesus in Heaven on Monday, February 05, 2018.      Jim was born in Blackshear, GA ...
Norma Jean Meggs, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Norma Jean Meggs, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. She was a retired nurse and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. ...

Other

Mark Andrew Smith, 46, San Jose, California
Mark Andrew Smith, 46, passed away on January 1, 2018 in San Jose, California.  He was born in Atlanta and spent his youth in North Georgia. Mark was the son of Joseph B. Smit ...
'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.