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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 7th, 2010

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Joseph Simonton, 62, Cumming
Joseph Simonton, age 62 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2010. He was survived by his wife, Kathy Simonton, and their children Rodney 38 and his wife Martha, Wel ...
Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, age 77, and a native of Cumming, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. She was a member of the Cumminettes, was a Master Basket Weaver and was secreta ...

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Hilda Power Cason, 88, Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Hilda Power Cason, age 88 of Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Cason passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010 at he ...

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Burnie Jeanette Johnston, 67, Jefferson
Mrs. Burnie Jeanette Johnston age 67 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. Arrangements to be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 706-6 ...
'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.