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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 17th, 2010

Dawson

Richard L. Cooksey, 69, Dawsonville
Richard L. Cooksey, 69, of Dawsonville died Friday September 17, 2010 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born April 4, 1941 in Ashland, KY to the late James Er ...

Forsyth

Burma Gibson, 84, Cumming
Burma Gibson, age 84, of Burma Road, Cumming, passed away Friday, September 17, 2010. Mrs. Gibson was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church of Forsyth County. She was preceded ...
Martha Ann Smith, 66, Cumming
Martha Ann Smith, 66, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2010 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Rome, GA she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Mattie Wacaster. She was ...
Roger Phillip Estler, 74, Cumming
Roger Phillip Estler, 74, a Dover, NJ native, recently passed away at his home in Cumming, GA. The son of the late Howard and Mary Estler, he was also predeceased by his brothers, ...
Travis Bartley Carroll, 39, Alpharetta
Travis Bartley Carroll, age 39, of Alpharetta, GA., passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Mr. Carroll was a member of First Christian Church of Cumming, Georgia. Survivors i ...

Hall

James Edward Prince, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services for, James Edward Prince age 76, of Gainesville, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 21,2010 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Monday ...
James Ray Richards, 71, Milton
Mr. James Ray Richards, age 71 of Milton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, M. J. and Roberta Richards; sister, Margie Drummon ...
John Nathan Harrison, 79, Gainesville
John Nathan Harrison, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away September 17, 2010, surrounded by his loved ones. J.N. resided in Hall County, Ga. He was a graduate of Riverbend High Sch ...

White

David Alvin Ash, 51, formerly of Cleveland
David Alvin Ash, age 51 formerly of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 17, 2010 at Biloxi Regional Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced la ...
'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.