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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 26th, 2011

Forsyth

Allen George Nelson, 56, Cumming
Allen George Nelson, age 56, of Forsyth County, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011. Allen was the owner and operator of Marine Generator Sales and Service. He was an avid ATV ...
Bernice Zeitlin, 83, Suwanee
Bernice Zeitlin, 83, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday. November 26th, 2011.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Funeral ...
Betty Louise Iraqi, 79, Canton
Betty Louise Iraqi, 79, of Canton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 26th, 2011.At this time service arrangements will be announced at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Fu ...
Randolph Leonard, 66, Ellijay
Randolph Leonard, 66, of Ellijay, Georgia passed away on Saturday. November 26th, 2011.The family will be receiving friends for a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at the funera ...

Habersham

Angie Shirley Pritchett, age 87, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011.Mrs. Pritchett was born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 27, 1924, to the late Jo ...

Hall

Edith P. Myers, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Edith P. Myers age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Saturday November 26, 2011 at her residence in Gainesville following an extended illness.She is survived by her Husband of 56 ye ...
Montine Barrett Copeland, 99, Gainesville
Montine, the widow of Albert L. Copeland, passed away Saturday evening, November 26, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.She was born at home in White County, near Clevela ...
Nina Runell Dorsey, 63, Gainesville
Nina RuNell Dorsey, 63, of Gainesville, GA, died November 26,2011. She was born April 18, 1948, Blue Ridge, GA the daughter of late Frankie and Henry Dorsey. She is survived by h ...

Jackson

Henry Clay Fears, Jr, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Clay Fears, Jr. 71, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in Athens, Georgia following a brief illnes ...
Mrs. Vickie Lynn Westmoreland, age 52, of Talmo, GA died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Westmoreland was born in Jackson County to Harold and Barbara Meeks Wat ...
'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.