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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 29th, 2011

Banks

Beverly (Bev) Thompson, 79, Maysville
Mr. Beverly (Bev) Thompson, age 79 of Maysville, GA died Monday, August 29, 2011 at Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born in Goodwater, AL to the late, Aldrich and Ada ...
Edith Grace Banks, 89, Homer
Edith Grace Banks, age 89, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August, 29, 2011, at the Athens Regional Medical Center.Miss Banks was born on September 3, 1921, in Franklin C ...

Forsyth

Billy Lee Hopkins, 75, Johns Creek
Billy Lee Hopkins, PhD, emeritus professor of psychology and resident of Johns Creek, GA passed away Monday August 29, 2011 at Peachtree Christian Hospice of Duluth. The Cause of d ...
Mary Frances Kennemore, 75, Cumming
Mary Frances Kennemore, age 75, of Cumming, passed away Monday, August 29, 2011. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wallac ...

Gwinnett

Billie Lee Hopkins, 75, Duluth
Billie Lee Hopkins, 75, of Duluth, Georgia passed away on Monday August 29th, 2011.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service to be held at a later date.A ...

Habersham

Ruth E. Hill, 86, Clarkesville
Ruth E. Hill, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Urbana, Illinois, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2011, at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Hill was b ...

Hall

Radnall Jackson, 51, Gainesville
Radnall Jackson, age 51, of Gainesville, Ga died Saturday, August 27, 2011. Arrangements to be announced by Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
Ruth 'Maw Maw' Hudgins, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruth 'Maw Maw' Hudgins, 88 of Gainesville died Monday August 29, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Hudgins was th ...
William Pittman Roberts, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at First Methodist Church in Gainesville for Mr. William "Bill" Pittman Roberts, 89, of Gainesville ...

Lumpkin

Robert L. Reagan, Jr, 63, Dahlonega
Robert L. Reagan, Jr., 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, August 29, 2011at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Mr. Reagan was born in Millen, GA and graduated from Sava ...

White

Kenneth Ted Blalock, 50, Cleveland
Mr.Kenneth Ted Blalock age 50 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 27, 2011 at Landmark Hospital in Athens. Mr. Blalock was born in Hall County the son of the late J.W. and Wi ...
Mary Ruth Nix, 92, Cleveland
Mary Ruth Nix age 92 of Cleveland passed away Monday August 29, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Nix was born March 21, 1919 in White County to the late Gu ...
'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.