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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 14th, 2018

Banks

  Randall Mofield of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Pond Fork B ...

Forsyth

Jake William “Billy” Martin, was born on October 27, 1942. Billy passed away peacefully on March 14, 2018. Billy is survived by his wife of 54 years, whom he adored wit ...
Christal Chastain Picklesimer, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church, where she sang in the Choir, attended ...
Beverley Oliver Stocksdale, age 69 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She moved from Racine, WI eight years ago. She was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming ...
Cathy Evans, 53, Cumming
Cathy Evans 53, of Cumming, Ga passed away on March 14, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by ...

Gwinnett

Manuel Batalha Duarte, 75, Buford
Manuel Batalha Duarte, age 75 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, March 14, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Prince of Peace ...
Beverly Rae Field, 76, Suwanee
Beverly Rae Field, 76, of Suwanee, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She was born on May 14, 1941 in Gunnison, Colorado, the daughter of Melvin and Josephine La ...
Edmund J. “Ed” Janoszewski, Jr., age 71, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Joan Bassett Janoszewsk ...

Habersham

Paul Quinton Copeland, 75, Clarkesville
Paul Quinton Copeland, age 75, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.   Mr. Copeland was born on September 13, 1942, in Brunswick, Ge ...

Hall

Hector Vales, 92, Flowery Branch
Hector Vales, age 92, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Marie Lourdes Vales; six children, Nedy and ...
David Lee Eldridge, 68, Gainesville
David Lee Eldridge, 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away after a long hard-fought battle with cancer, on Saturday December 2nd 2017 in Gainesville GA.  David was born August 10 ...
Roy Irvin Turner, 73, Gainesville
Roy Irvin Turner, 73 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday March 13, 2018 at his residence. At the families request, Mr. Turner will be cremated,  and a private family memoria ...

Jackson

Joan Maureen Kane, 86, Braselton
Joan Maureen Kane, age 86, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She loved animals and reading at day cares. Mrs. Kane served in the Marine Corps reserve. She taught ...
Trena Jean Nielsen, 60, Commerce
Mrs. Trena Jean Nielsen, age 60, of Commerce died Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Nielsen was born in Commerce to the late, Charles ...
Ethel Wiley Waldron, 88, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ethel Wiley Waldron, age 88 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, March 14, 2018.  Mrs. Waldron was born in Bart ...

Other

Funeral services for James Gary “Jim” Kelly, 70, of Cairo, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 19, 2018, at the First Baptist Church, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Ron McCaskil ...

Stephens

Jerry Foster, 66, Toccoa
Jerry Foster, age 66 of Toccoa, Georgia formerly of Habersham, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Born in Canton, Ohio on September 20, 1951, he was a son of the late Wes ...

White

J.T. Edward Wade, 80, Cleveland
J.T. Edward Wade, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Mr. Wade was born on April 16, 1937, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Homer and Lonnie Mae Kin ...
'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.