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Local Obits for Wed. May 27th, 2009

Forsyth

Winnie Marie Power, 86, Cumming
Winnie Marie Power was born in Cumming January 18, 1923. She went to be with Jesus in her eternal home May 27, 2009 at the age 86. She was preceded in death by James E. Rives, Will ...

Habersham

Octie Slaton, 94, Cornelia
Octie Slaton, age 94, of Cornelia, GA, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at her residence following a sudden illness.Mrs. Slaton was born on June 9, 1914 in Franklin County, Georgia to ...

Hall

Frank M. Campbell, 87, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Friday May 29, 2009 in the Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Frank M. Campbell, 87, Gainesville. Rev. Darryl Womack and Rev. Kenny Sizemore will ...
Garner R. Millwood, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, May 30, 2009, in Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel for Garner R. Millwood. The Rev. William McCumber will be officiating. Burial w ...
Lavona Faye Yates, 69, Gainesville
Lavona Fay Yates, age 69 of Bethel Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Memorial services are scheduled fo ...
Michael Wayne Adcock, 53, Flowery Branch
Coach Mike Adcock, age 53, of Flowery Branch, died Wednesday, May 27, 2009. He was a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church. He loved fishing, playing golf, playing with his bu ...

Lumpkin

Fred Troglin, 96, Dahlonega
Mr. Fred Troglin, age 96, of Dahlonega, Ga. died May 27, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, Ga.Fred was born in Gilmer County, Ga. He was a retired Air Force Ve ...
'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.