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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 24th, 2011

Forsyth

Kathryn Forsyth, 72, Marietta
Kathryn Forsyth, 72, of Marietta, passed away on Thursday, November 24th, 2011 with her loving family at her side.The family will be planning a Memorial Service for a later date.Ar ...

Hall

Barbara Ruth Reed, 59, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Barbara Ruth Reed, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness. Funeral Services will be held ...
Celestina Lencioni, 78, Murrayville
Mrs. Celestina Lencioni, age 78, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are ...
Jettie Lee Whitmire Wiley, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Jettie Lee Whitmire Wiley, 83, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at her home following a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services are sche ...

Jackson

James Cordell Fincher, 43, Commerce
James "Cory" Cordelle Fincher, 43, of Decatur passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens on Thursday.Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of James Cordelle Finch ...
Willard Sanders Allen, 93, Commerce
Willard Sanders Allen, age 93, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 24, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Allen was born in Banks County to the late William Beecher and Eula Sanders A ...
'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.