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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 6th, 2011

Forsyth

Jessie Lee Fagan, 90, Cumming
Jessie Lee Fagan, age 90, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Jessie is preceded in death by ...
Y-vonna Marie Krekel, 52, Cumming
Y-vonna Marie Krekel, 52, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 6th, 2011 at Embracing Hospice. She was predeceased by her son, Daniel Lee Krekel, father and brother.She is survived b ...

Habersham

Dorothy Crow Erwin, 86, Cornelia
Dorothy Crow Erwin, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Habersham County Medical Center.Mrs. Erwin was born on February 23, 1925, in Habersham Coun ...
Zell Rogers Sims, 94, Baldwin
Zell Rogers Sims, age 94, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Habersham Home West in Demorest, Georgia. Mrs. Sims was born on January 8, 1917, in Towns Coun ...

Hall

Bertie Prather, 83, Gainesville
Bertie Prather, age 83, of Gainesville, died Monday, June 6, 2011. Arrangements to be announced by Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00p.m. Wednesday June 8, 2011 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Charles Edward "Eddie" Burruss, age 68 of Gainesville. ...
Memorial services honoring the life of Chesley George "C.G." Williams, Sr., age 92, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, June 9, ...
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Chris Peck, 41, who passed away June 6, 2011 Complete arrangements will be announced by Little & Davenport Funeral Ho ...
Doris "Dot Dot" Williamson, 84, Gainesville
Doris "Dot Dot" Williamson, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, June 06, 2011 following an extended illness.Mrs. ...

Jackson

Carlotta A. Shields, 39, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carlotta A. Shields, age 39, of Jefferson, who passed away on June 6, 2011. Mrs. Shields was born in Jackson County, a daughter to Ma ...
'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.