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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 19th, 2009

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John E. Prokop, 78, Allentown, PA
Mr. John E. Prokop, age 78, of Allentown, PA passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at his daughterâ

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Anthony Maggio, 72, Gainesville
Anthony Rosario Maggio, born October 24, 1936, in Woodhaven,New York to the late Alexander and Martha (Calavetta)Maggio. Tony spent his formative years on Long Island.He served in ...
Brenda L. Shoemake-Cole, age 45 of Oakwood Road, Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, February 19, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Mr. Donald Harbin was born October 6, 1935 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Booker T. (Dora) Harbin. He peacefully entered into rest on February 19, 2009 at home. Preceding him in death ...
Edna Jaramillo, Gainesville
Edna Ann Jaramillo, 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away February 19, 2009. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior in December of 1978 and is in heaven with her Lord today. Sh ...
Ernest Howard Roberts, 84, Oakwood
Ernest Howard Roberts, age 84 of Flat Creek Road, Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Willow Woods Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services ar ...
Ernest Roberts, 84, Oakwood
Ernest Howard Roberts, age 84 of Flat Creek Road, Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Willow Woods Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral ...
'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.