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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 28th, 2009

Forsyth

Ann Echols, 77, Cumming
Ann Echols of Cumming, GA, formerly of Atlanta, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from complications of back surgery. Ann was born on July 14, 1932 in Atlanta, GA. S ...
Ruby â, 79, Cumming
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Scott Alan Kennedy, 56, Cumming
Scott Alan Kennedy, age 56 of Cumming, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at his home. A native of Allen County, Indiana, he was the son of David and Betty Kennedy. He is survived b ...

Habersham

Carl Barrett, 80, Demorest
Carl Barrett, age 80, of Demorest, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Barrett was born on January 11, 1929 in Tow ...
Hazel Inez Gordon Davidson, 75, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Hazel Inez Gordon Davidson, age 75, will be held on Friday, October 30, 2009, at 11 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Ivester, Rev. Vickers, and Rev. ...
Homer Keith Ramey, 57, Cornelia
Homer Keith Ramey, age 57, of Cornelia, GA, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at the Stephens County Hospital. Mr. Ramey was born on February 20, 1952 in Habersham Co ...

Hall

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Jimmy Cutrell, 66, Gainesville
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009 at the First United Methodist Church in Gainesville to honor the life and Ministry of Jimmy Cutrell. Jimmy ...
Rosa Lea Cloer, 78, Flowery Branch
Rosa Lea Cloer, age 78 of Meadow View Lane, Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funer ...

Lumpkin

Donald Ray Prince, 47, Dahlonega
Mr. Donald Roy Prince, age 47, of Dahlonega, GA died October 28, 2009.Mr. Prince lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. He worked at Milton Foods in Gainesville for over 21 year ...
Loye C. Head, 82, Plainville formerly Dahlonega
Mr. Loye C. Head, age 82, of Plainville, GA and formerly of Dahlonega died October 28, 2009.Mr. Head was born in Lumpkin County, GA and had lived in Lumpkin County most of his life ...

Towns

James E. Chastain, 76, Pickens County
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'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.