Local Obits for Tue. Mar 20th, 2018
Lieutenant Colonel (US Army Retired) George William Brookshire, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018 at his residence.
Bill was born July 28, 1931 in Hoschton, ...
Mrs. Lula E. Smith, age 90, of Buford passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Pruitt Healthcare in Buford.
Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Memor ...
Holly Goguen, age 44, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, following an extended illness.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, Ma ...
Eugene “Gene” Jackson Clark, age 93, of Gillsville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
Gene was born February 11, 1925 in Habersham County to the late John Norr ...
Dorothy “Dotsy” B. Coffey, 66, of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Grady Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Mar ...
Martha Ann Gilmer, 79 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018.
Born in Hall County, Ms. Gilmer was the daughter of the late Alvin and Ora White Howell. She serve ...
Betty Ann Upchurch, age 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away March 20, 2018.
The family will have visitation Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 from 11:00 until 11:30 am at McDonald and S ...
Willie Twelve Echols, Jr., age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. ]
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Echols; parents, Willie and Mildr ...
Mr. Bill F. Williamson, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Williamson was born in Jefferson to the late Gladys Gloson Mauldin. H ...
Mr. Roy Lee Simpson, Sr., age 87 of Nub Garland Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.
A son of the late John and Ola Mae Brown Simps ...
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.