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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 13th, 2011

Habersham

Velma C. Black, 96, Clarkesville
Velma C. Black, age 96, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of McRae and Tucker Georgia, went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2011, following an extended illness.Mr ...

Hall

David Andrew Rankin, Jr., 90, Gainesville
Mr. David Andrew Rankin, Jr. 90 of Gainesville died Saturday August 13, 2011. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Ga ...
Mary Louise Tolbert, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Louise Tolbert, 94 of Gainesville died Saturday August 13, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Tolbert had lived in Hall County for ...
Nellie Wallace, 85, Gainesville
Nellie Wallace, 85, of Waycross, Ga. (formely of Gainesville, Ga.) passed August 10, 2011. Funeral Services Monday, August 15, 2011, 1:00pm at Rainge Memorial Chapel Blackshear, Ge ...

Jackson

Annie Laura Elrod, 90, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Laura Elrod, age 90, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2011.Funeral Services are pending at this time.Eva ...
Annie Laura Underwood Elrod, 90, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Annie Laura Underwood Elrod, age 90 of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Mrs. Elrod w ...
Willette Mason Ellison, 66, Hoschton
Mrs. Willette Mason Ellison, age 66, of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, w ...
'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.