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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 12th, 2011

Forsyth

David Harold Miller, 56, Cumming
DAVID HAROLD MILLER, 56, of Rochester New York, passed away on Thursday August 11, 2011 after a sudden illness.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service ...
Douglas Esco, 83, Cumming
Douglas Esco, 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 at his residence. Avid Georgia Bulldog supporter, retired from Lockheed, and loved to go bowling with his fami ...
Horace L. Whitmire, 76, Cumming
Horace L. "Hoss" Whitmire, age 76, a lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 12, 2011. He was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. Horace was a loving a ...

Habersham

Bobbie Jean Slaton White, 72, Cornelia
Memorial services for Bobbie Jean Slaton White, age 72 of Cornelia will be held at 7:00 PM on Sunday, August 14, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive fri ...
William M. Copelan, Jr., 81, Mt. Airy
William M. "Willie" Copelan, Jr, 81, of Mt. Airy, formerly of Abbeville, SC, passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Madison, ...
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of William M. "Willie" Copelan, Jr., age 81, of Mt. Airy who passed away Friday, August 12, 2011. Arrangeme ...

Hall

Bronnie Watson "Nana" Tench, age 47, of Dewy Rose, Georgia, went to her heavenly home to be with our Lord on Friday, August 12, 2011, after a long hard-fought battle with ...
Cammie Dorene Zenor, age 46 of Lula , Ga. died of a sudden Illness on Friday August, 12 2011 at Emory Univ. Hospital of Atlanta, Ga.Born July 13, 1964 in Warren County , Va. To Jef ...
Cammie Radford Zenor, age 46 of Lula passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 following a sudden illness. Arrangements will be announced later by Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 9 ...
Cora Lee Boggs, 74, Clermont
Cora Lee Boggs, age 74 of Clermont, passed away on Friday Morning, August 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Vicki H. Lawrence, 60, Flowery Branch
Vicki H. Lawrence, age 60 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2011 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, following an extended illness. Memorial services are ...

Jackson

Frances Rachel Martin, 80, Commerce
Ms. Frances Rachel Martin, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Friday, August 12, 2011 at her residence. Ms. Martin was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Ernest and Nola Lord Martin ...
Franklin Lamar Stringer, 47, Pendergrass
Mr. Franklin Lamar Stringer, age 47 of Pendergrass passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 following a sudden illnessMemorial Services will be held Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm ...
Vinnie J. McDonald, 95, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Vinnie J. McDonald 95 of Commerce who died August 12, 2011. Survivors include her son E.J. McDonald of Commerce, 5 Grandchildren, 14 Grea ...

White

Gladys Marie Walker, 91, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Gladys Marie Walker, age 91. Mrs. Walker passed away Friday, August 12, 2011 at a Doctor's Hospice of Georgia follow ...
'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.