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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 27th, 2011

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Michael Scotty Dodd, 53, Cumming
Michael Scotty Dodd, 53, of Cumming, GA died on October 27, 2011. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of Everett and Anne Dodd of Cumming, GA.Scotty graduated from Milton High Sch ...

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Elisabeth Jane Silhan, 46, Gainesville
Miss Elisabeth (Lisa) Jane Silhan of Gainesville, Georgia, age 46, passed away Monday, October 17, 2011.A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, October 29, 2011 at Me ...
Faye Bruce, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday October 29, 2011 at Straightway Baptist Church for Faye Bruce, 83, of Gainesville. Rev. Kyle Savage will officiate. The family will ...
Mr. , 81 of Gainesville died Thursday October 27, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A life long resident of Hall County, Mr. Gilleland was the son of the late Robert Le ...
Nanette Marie Robitaille, age 81 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, O ...
'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.