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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 8th, 2018

Dawson

John F. Schlesinger, 62, Dawsonville
John F. Schlesinger, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 8, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born April 4, 1955 in Temple, ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, 90, Sugar Hill
Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, age 90, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018.    Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife of forty-two years ...

Hall

Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, 66, Flowery Branch
Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. He is survived by his children, Amanda Evans Peyton, Buford, GA, ...
Tammy S. Grindle, 52, Gainesville
Ms. Tammy S. Grindle, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on February 8, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riversid ...
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30, Gainesville
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. She was a graduate of Chestatee High School.  Survivors include her dad and stepmo ...
Robert Moss, 67, Gainesville
Robert Moss age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed on February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Other

Phyllis Elaine Vessels, 63, Stone Mountain formerly of Gainesville
Phyllis Elaine Vessels, age 63 of Stone Mountain, GA, formally of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Dekalb Medical Hospital in Decatur, GA.  Phyllis E. ...

White

Clyde Asbury Chambers, 91, Cleveland
Clyde Asbury Chambers, age 91 of Cleveland, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Mr. Chambers was born on October 6, 1926, in Demorest, Georgia, to the ...
Bill H. Rogers, 85, Cleveland
Bill H. Rogers, age 85, of Cleveland, GA, passed away on February 8, 2018. Mr. Rogers was a member of the First Baptist Church, Cleveland, since 2009. Bill served four years in ...
'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.