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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 11th, 2010


Geri (Board) Brook, 43, Dawsonville
Mrs. Geri (Board) Brook, age 43, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...


Donald John "Don" Stuart, age 75, of Cumming, Georgia beloved husband of Adrienne, nee Prusinski for 55 years; loving father of eight: Lynnette Basinger Ferwerda (Derek), ...
Frank Charles Canich, 89, Cumming
Frank Charles Canich, age 89 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A privat ...
Ona Densmore, 80, Cumming
Mrs. Ona Densmore, age 80 of Alpharetta (Forsyth County), passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon Densmore. Survivors include her s ...


Laurine Haynes McCorkle, 80, Loganville
Laurine Haynes McCorkle, 80, of Loganville, GA passed away on August 10, 2010. She was the youngest of eleven children born to the late David Mathis and Bertie Mae Haynes. Laurin ...


Albert C. Newsom, 84, Demorest
Albert C. Newsom, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at the Habersham County Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Newsom was born on ...


Franklin "Donald" Delano Woodall "Woody", age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an ext ...
Annie Sue Perry Nix, 67, Gainesville
Annie Sue Perry Nix, age 67 of Eastman, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at her residence.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 13, 2010 at 4:00 pm in ...
Claude Chastain, 72, Dawsonville
Claude Chastain, 72, of Dawsonville died Wednesday August 11, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born February 9, 1938 to the late W. L. "D ...
Edna Lorraine Minor, 77, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2010 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mrs. Edna Lorraine Minor, 77 of Gainesville, who p ...
Walter "Bo" Overby, 88, Gainesville
Walter "Bo" Overby, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on August 10, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...


James Owen Barrett, 55, Dahlonega
James Owen Barrett, age 55 of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 13, ...
'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.