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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 11th, 2011

Dawson

Bobby C. Hanson, 76, Dawsonville
Bobby C. Hanson, better known as "Ludlow Porch", 76, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully Friday February 11, 2011.Born October 11, 1934 in Atlanta to the late Philip an ...
Dan Palmer, Dawsonville
Dan Palmer of Dawsonville died Friday, February 11th, 2011 at his residence. Dan Palmer was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts to Nina Hammond and Dan Palmer. He worked at Ernie Ellio ...

Forsyth

Marie Sneed, 93, Cumming
Marie Sneed, age 93, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Sneed; son-in- ...

Hall

William L. Corn, 80, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Sunday February 13 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for William Luther Corn Jr., age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. Larry Dyer, Rev. ...
Babbie Shuler, 53, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home announces memorial services for Babbie Shuler, age 53, of Lula. Services 2 p.m. Monday from the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Survivors include 3 daughters: Bran ...
Bobby Joe Wilkerson, 75, Gainesville
Bobby Joe Wilkerson, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...

Lumpkin

Geraldine Ryan, Dahlonega
Mrs. Geraldine Ryan passed away Friday February 11, 2011 in Gainesville, Ga. She is preceded in death by her husband Tom Ryan. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her daughter Terry Thomas, a ...
Rufus "Rooster" Davis, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Rufus "Rooster" Davis, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away February 11, 2011 from an extended illness with his family by his side.He was an avid gardener and b ...

White

Franklin Dee Brackett, 77, Cleveland
Franklin Dee Brackett, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Brackett was born November 10, 1933 to the late Grady and Lula Guffie Bracke ...
Gerald Ray Mckinney, 76, Cleveland
Gerald Ray McKinney, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. McKinney was born September 2, 1934 in Houston, ...
'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.