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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 9th, 2011

Forsyth

Brenda J. Backwell, 67, Decatur
BRENDA J. BACKWELL, 67, of Decatur, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011.The family will be having a private family service.Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home & ...

Gwinnett

David Glasco, Snellville
David Glasco, of Snellville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, November 9th, 2011.At this time arrangements are pending.Byars Funeral Home & Cremation Services will be in charge ...

Habersham

Cameron Jonah Jackson, 10, Apex, N.C.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Cameron Jonah Jackson, age 10 of Apex, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 09, 2011. On Wednesday, November 9th, ...
Lillian Smith Bradshaw, 93, Clarksville
A Memorial Service for Lillian Smith Bradshaw, age 93 of Demorest, GA will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2:00 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Clarkesville, GA. Rev. Tommy ...
Nezzie Free Strange, 81, Cornelia
Nezzie Free Strange, age 81, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 09, 2011, at Limestone Heritage, Gainesville, Georgia following an ...

Hall

Aaron Junus Couch, 81, Gainesville
Aaron Junus Couch, age 81 of Weaver, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at UAB Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama.Funeral services will be on Saturday, November 12, 2011 a ...
Joan Elaine Gee, 59, Gainesville
Joan Elaine Gee, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Monica Ebert, 56, Buford
Monica Ebert, age 56 of Buford, GA died suddenly Wednesday, November 9, 2011.Funeral Service will be held Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 5:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev ...

Jackson

John James Seymour, 85, Commerce
Mr. John James Seymour, age 85, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Seymour was born in Madison County to the late Luther David and Cecile Fortson ...

Lumpkin

Mary Frank Clonts Wynn, 68, Dahlonega
Mary Frank Clonts Wynn, RNC, aged 68, a resident of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on November 9, 2011 of complications from chemotherapy, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She wa ...
'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.