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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 11th, 2011

Banks

Tony E. Blalock, 64, Nicholson
Mr. Tony E. Blalock, age 64 of Nicholson, GA died Friday, March 11, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Blalock was born in Commerce, to the late, Willard and Yvonne Wood Blalock. Mr. Bla ...

Forsyth

Ann Samuel Yearly, 79, Cumming
ANN SAMUEL YEARLY, 79. Of Cumming, Georgia passed away on March 11, 2011.The family will be having a Celebration of Life Memorial Service. BYARS FUNERAL HOME& CREMATION SERVICE ...

Hall

Beaulah A. Saville Davis-Posey, 95, Cartersville
Beaulah A. Saville Davis-Posey, age 95, of 107 Pioneer Trail, Cartersville, Georgia, died at her home, March 8, 2011. Mrs. Davis-Posey is survived by daughter, Susie D. Humphries ...
Lavinia Hatcher, 95, Gainesville
Miss Lavinia Hatcher, 95, of Gainesville died Friday, March 11, 2011. Miss Hatcher was born on October 5, 1915, in Hall County, and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. Miss Ha ...
Richard Lee Sheets, 76, Cleveland
Richard Lee Sheets, age 76 of Cleveland, GA, passed away Friday, March 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Sheets was born June 19, 1934 ...

Lumpkin

Mildred Anderson Jarrard, 62, Dahlonega
Mildred Anderson Jarrard, 62 of Dahlonega, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011 at North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Mrs. Jarrard was a lifelong resident of Lum ...
Venola Tow, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Venola Tow, age 81, of Dahlonega, Georgia, died March 11, 2011.Mrs. Tow was born in Suches, Ga. and had lived in Lumpkin County for a number of years. She was a homemaker and ...
'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.