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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 27th, 2012

Dawson

Michael Ray Davis, 58, Dawsonville
Mr. Michael Ray Davis, age 58, of Dawsonville, GA died January 27, 2012.Mr. Davis is the son of the late Bennie and Estelle Davis. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Richar ...

Hall

Angelia Lynn Butts, 43, Gainesville
Mrs. Angelia Lynn Butts, Age 43 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on January 27, 2012. Mrs. Butts was a 1987 graduate of Gainesville High School where she met her high school sweet ...
Charles Henry Hayes, 72, Buford
Charles Henry Hayes, Sr., age 72 of Buford, Georgia passed on Friday, January 27, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Memorial Park Funeral Home announces the death of Charles Henry Hays Sr., 72 of Buford, who passed away on January 27th 2012.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Jack Harold Blair, 79, Gainesville
Jack Harold Blair, 79, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 27th, 2012 at Embracing Hospice.At this time the family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memor ...
James M. Barnes, 83, Clermont
Funeral services for, James M. Barnes age 83 of Clermont, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Jan. 29, 20l2 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Wahoo Baptist Churc ...
Sonyona Abee McCrady, 43, Gainesville
Mrs. Sonyona Abee McCrady, age 43, of Dahlonega, GA, died January 26, 2012.Mrs. McCrady was born in Gainesville, GA, She lived all of her life in Dahlonega, GA. She was a nurse and ...

Jackson

Barbara Hanson Johnson, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Hanson Johnson, age 69, of Jefferson, who passed away on January 27, 2012. Mrs. Johnson was born in Jackson County, a daughte ...
Mary Smith Adams, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Smith Adams, age 90, of Commerce, GA died Friday, January 27, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Adams was born in Madison County to the late Horace T. and Flora Williams Smith ...
Opal Foster Patterson, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Opal Foster Patterson, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012. Mrs. Patterson was born in Griffin, GA, a d ...

Lumpkin

Donald Clifford Parks, 54, Dahlonega
Mr. Donald Clifford Parks, age 54, of Dahlonega, GA, went home January 27, 2012.Donald was a native of Dahlonega, GA and lived his life for his two best friends, his daughters Apri ...
Louise Doris Edge, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Louise Doris Edge, age 70, of Dahlonega, Georgia died January 27, 2012.Mrs. Edge was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was retired from Mohawk Industries. She was a m ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Alice Dunwoody Bagwell, 83, died Friday evening January 27, 2012 in hospice care, surrounded by Leland Bagwell, her lovin ...
'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.