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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 26th, 2011

Dawson

Lillie Mae Samples, 91, Dawsonville
Lillie Mae Samples, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 25, 2011 at Embracing Hospice following a short illness.Born January 20, 1920 in Forsyth County to the late Charl ...

Forsyth

William Thomas Sedenger, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away, Friday, August 26, 2011 at his residence. He was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II, and a member ...

Gwinnett

Raymond Lamonte Ellis Jones, age 70, of Buford, passed away Friday, August 26, 2011. No services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia ...

Hall

Dale Ann Powell, 54, Gainesville
Dale Ann Powell, age 54, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 26, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, August 28, 2011. The family will recieve friends prio ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for Raymond Douglas "Doug" Trotter 63 of Commerce. Mr. Trotter died Friday August 26, 2011. Survivors include a son Chris T ...
'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.