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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 22nd, 2011

Forsyth

Lawrence Donald East, 62, Cumming
Lawrence Donald East, 62 of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, July 22, 2011.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at McDonald & S ...

Habersham

Harvey Dorsey Oliver, age 59, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with our Lord on Friday, July 22, 2011.Mr. Oliver was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 13, 1951. He was the son ...
Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, 89, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, age 89, of Clarkesville, will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Bill Trotter ...
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, 86, Cornelia
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Irvin was born on September 20, 1924, in Habe ...

Hall

Gertrude Elizabeth Kinner Roper, age 93 of Morrow, Georgia, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice Center, Atlanta, following an exte ...
Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, age 97, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice in Atlanta, GA. Complete arrangements to be announced by M ...
Hattie Mae Walden, 86, Clermont
Ms. Hattie Mae Walden age 86 of Clermont, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness. Ms. Walden was born in Jackson County on February 21, 1925 t ...
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, Flowery Branch
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, of Gainesville passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Monday July 25, 20 ...
Margaret Minchew Grimes, 82, Mt. Pleasant, SC and formerly of Gainesville
Born Margaret Christeen Minchew, May 26, 1929 in Waycross, GaGraduate of Wacona High School and Massey School of Business. Survived by:Darling husband of 64 years,Rev. Vernon E. G ...

Jackson

Paul Eddie Powell, 71, Conyers
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul E. Powell, age 71, of Conyers, who passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Abbey Hospice House in Social Circle, Ga. after an ext ...

Lumpkin

Larry Allen Hubbard, 43, Dahlonega
Larry Allen Hubbard, 43 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, at his residence.Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Dahloneg ...

White

Troy Lee York, 50, Cleveland
Mr. Troy Lee York, age 50, of Cleveland passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. York was born in Habersham County, the son of the late F ...
'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.