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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 13th, 2011

Forsyth

Billy Joe "Buck" Jones, 73, Cumming
Billy Joe "Buck" Jones, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. Buck retired from Pike Nursery. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a loving father ...
H.B. (Buck) Echols, age 86, of Cumming, died peacefully on Sunday, November 13, 2011. He was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann ...
Loving Mother, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother Marjorie "Marge" Burns Jones, 85, passed from this life on Sunday, November 13, 2011. She was the widow of Robert &quo ...
Robert Locke Thomison, 87, Roswell
Robert Locke Thomison, 87, of Roswell, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 13th, 2011 after a courageous battle.The family will be having an Interment of the Cremains on Friday ...
Steven Walter Rowland earned his angel wings on Sunday, 11.13.11. He is preceded in death by Papa's: Horace Hibberd of Macon, and Steven Rowland of Cumming.Steven's smile ...
Wanda Patricia Taylor, 68, Cumming
Wanda Patricia Taylor, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. She worked for many years in the food service industry. Patricia is preceded in death by her ...

Habersham

Richard Madison Ramsaur, 82, Clarkesville
Richard Madison Ramsaur, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, November 13, 2011.Mr. Ramsaur was born on January 8, 1929, in Atlanta, ...

Hall

Damon "D.F." Franklin Farmer, 79, Gainesville
Damon "D.F." Franklin Farmer, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Thursday at Hillside Memorial Gardens in G ...
Hazel Brown Propes, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Mrs. Hazel Brown Propes, 91 of Gainesville died Sunday November 13, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Cumming, Georgia, Mrs. Propes had lived in Hall County ...

Jackson

Shirley Fay Mangum, 67, Pendergrass
Shirley Fay Mangum, age 67 of Pendergrass, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness.Funeral services are sc ...
William Paul Merritt, 65, Pendergrass
William Paul Merritt, age 65 of Pendergrass, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...

White

Carolyn Elizabeth Mullis, 61, Cleveland
Carolyn Elizabeth Mullis, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at her residence. Ms. Mullis was born March 17, 1950 in Charlotte, NC to the late Albert and N ...
James S. Presnell, 75, Cleveland
James Stone Presnell, of Cleveland, Georgia, died on November 13, 2011. James was born in Knox County, Tennessee on August 4, 1936 to Evelyn Smith Presnell and James Boyd Presnell ...
'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.