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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 17th, 2018

Dawson

Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, Dawsonville
Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living, Dawsonville, GA after a short illness.  The family ...

Gwinnett

Clifford David Greeson, 68, Lawrenceville
Clifford David Greeson, age 68 of Lawrenceville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away peacefully March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesda ...
Linda Gail Valeri, 78, Lawrenceville
Linda Gail Valeri, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, March 16, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ste ...

Habersham

Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, Clarkesville
Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2018. Born in Lyons, Georgia, he was the son of the late Tommie Lewis and Reba B ...
Ray M. Gerrells, 72, Mt. Airy
Ray M. Gerrells, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on December 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Herman and Bessie Lou Pilg ...

Hall

Margaret Hulsey Peeples, 92 of Lula passed away Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Peeples was the daughter ...
Jacqueline “Jackie” A. Shoemake, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at New Horizon’s Limestone. Arrangements are incomplete at this ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Pauline “ Polly” Dotson Kraft, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. Mrs. Kraft was bor ...
Mrs. Mary Rosalyn Taft Barfield Thompson, age 88 of Nicholson died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mrs. Thompson was born in Waverly Hall, GA to the la ...
Joe Will Laster, 70, Commerce
  Mr. Joe Will Laster, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Laster was born in Augusta to the late Farris and Ida Watson Laster ...

Lumpkin

George Marvin Brown, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Marvin Brown, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Dahlonega, GA due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. George was a native ...

Other

Steve Douglas Venable, 59, Athens
Steve Douglas Venable, age 59 of Athens, GA (Jackson County) passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.   Born on January 4, 1959 in Athens, GA, he was the s ...
'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.