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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2009

Forsyth

Elbert Billy Adkins, 67, Cumming
Mr. Elbert Billy Adkins, age 67, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009.Survivors include his children, Karen Webb, Chris Adkins, Keith Adkins and Laura Shook; 9 grandchi ...
Mike Torbett, 35, Alpharetta
Mr. Mike Torbett, age 35, of Alpharetta passed away Sunday, August 9, 2009. Survivors include his sons, Michael Riley Torbott of Alpharetta and Peyton Mitchell Torbott of Toronto; ...

Habersham

Mrs. Elora Miller Anderson, age 75, of Alto passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Anderson was born on Decemb ...
Minnie Marie Addis Holcomb, 73, Clarkesville
Minnie Marie Addis Holcomb, age 73, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Towns County on August 13, 1935, s ...

Hall

Janet V. Adams Gearin, 38, Oakwood
Janet V. Adams Gearin, age 38 of Oakwood, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services ...
Pauline B. Harrison, 81, Gainesville
Pauline B. Harrison, age 81 of Athens Street, Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ...

Jackson

Mary Alice Simmons Couch, 65, Braselton
Ivie Funeral Home announces memorial services for Mary Alice Simmons Couch, 65, of Braselton and formerly, for many years, of Water Works Rd. in Commerce, who died early Tuesday mo ...
Walter Edward Rice, 78, Jefferson
Mr. Walter Edward Rice, age 78, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Mr. Rice was born on May 27, 1931 in Woodruff, SC, a son to the late James and Alpha Mae ...

Lumpkin

Carol Sue Gravitt, 55, Dahlonega
Carol Sue Gravitt, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA died August 11, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Miss Gravitt was a native of Fulton County who had lived in Dah ...
H. M. Jarrard, 78, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. H. M. Jarrard, age 78 of Dahlonega. Mr. Jarrard passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at his residence following a sud ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. H. M. Jarrard, age 78, of Dahlonega. Mr. Jarrard passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at his residence following a su ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marguerite Osborne Cothran, age 81, of Toccoa, died Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.Born April 2, 1928 in Banks County, she was a ...

White

Mrs. Mary Frances Cantrell, 67 of Helen passed away Monday, August 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Cantrell was born on October 23, ...
'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.