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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 3rd, 2018

Banks

Mrs. Angela Renee Wehunt Wilson, age 50, of Commerce died Monday, April 2, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Wilson was born in Commerce to James “J ...

Dawson

Dorothy Hart Holder, 79, Dawsonville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Hart Holder, age 79, of Dawsonville, who passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Mrs. Holder was born in Ancon, Canal Zone, Pan ...

Forsyth

Mervyn Joseph Burns, 83, Cumming
Mervyn Joseph Burns, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was a member of First Redeemer Church and was very active in church activities. Mervyn retired as a ...
Maylon Hamby, 83, Cumming
Maylon Hamby, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Toy and Nellie Mae Hamby; ...
Celeste Roesch, 86, Cumming
Celeste Roesch, 86, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  Celeste was born March 30, 1932 in Oyster Bay, NY to the late Mildred and Louis Galasso.  She had a go ...

Habersham

Irma Lou Stewart Long, 94, Baldwin
Irma Lou Stewart Long, age 94, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Mrs. Long was born on March 13, 1924 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Walter Allen ...

Hall

Opal Jean Bond, 77, Gainesville
Opal Jean Bond, 77, of Gainesville, GA., passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 6, ...
Lida Grogan, 88, Gainesville
The family of Lida Grogan announces her passing after a period of declining health at 88 years of age. She passed away at Phoenix Senior Living in Gainesville. Lida was born in 19 ...
Esther Maude Haber, 94, Gainesville
Esther Maude Haber, 94, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m.  on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Memorial ...
Debbie Kenimer Martin, age 57, of Lula, GA passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie Lee Martin. She is survived by her daughter, El ...
James Richard Parsons, 97, Gainesville
James Richard Parsons, 97, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Vermilion, Ohio, went on to his new journey on April 3, 2018. Mr. Parsons was born 6:30 AM Tuesday August 18th, 1 ...

Jackson

Michael Beverley Landon, 59, Commerce
Michael Beverley Landon, age 59 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018.   Born on January 23, 1959 in Manhattan, KS, he was the son of John Landon and the la ...
Timothy Neal Lewis, 55, Commerce
Mr. Timothy Neal Lewis, age 55, of Commerce died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Lewis was born in Gainesville to the late, Ernest and Sallie ...
Charles Eugene Meade, Jr. 62, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018. A memorial service will be held at the Bridge Community Church on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at ...

Lumpkin

Juanita Ravan, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Juanita Ravan, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, April 2, 2018 at her home with her husband and three daughters by her side.   Mrs. Ravan was born in Red Ban ...

Stephens

Mrs. Darleen Elizabeth Norris Emory age 57 of 21 Ventura Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday April 3, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Fred and Doroth ...

White

Gertrude Edge, 73, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Gertrude Edge, age 73 of Cleveland. Mrs. Edge passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 ...
Mary Lou Bosma, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Mary Lou Bosma, age 88 of Peachtree Corners formerly of Cleveland, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  Mrs. Bosma was born February 19, 1930 in Fairburn ...
'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.