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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 21st, 2009

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Earl Willard Sorrells, 81, Cumming
Earl Willard Sorrells, 81, of Cumming, GA died at his home on March 21, 2009. A native of Mississippi, he lived for many years in North Little Rock, AR he was the son of the late ...
Valentine Winkelman, Jr. , age 87, of Alexander City, Alabama, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.He was born on February 2, 1922 to Valentine W ...

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Mrs. Frances Gillespie Jones, of Flowery Branch age 78, passed away in Rome Ga. Saturday, March 21, 2009, She was a faithful servant to our lord Jesus Christ She was a member of M ...
Gregory John Oâ, 51, Gainesville
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Howard William Parson, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Howard William Parson, age 73, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, March 21, 2009.Mr. Parson loved his family.He loved construction work and working with concrete.He was a Uni ...
Jeannette "Jetty" N. Sheeder, born in Bradenton, FL on January 16, 1927 to the late Dorothy Andrews Northrup and Lewis Samuel Northrup, passed away after a long illness o ...
Susan Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Susan Virginia Thompson, age 84 of Lantern Drive, Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Susan Virginia Thompson, 84, Gainesville
Susan Virginia Thompson, age 84 of Lantern Drive, Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Graves ...
'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.