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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 26th, 2012

Barrow

Bernice Elizabeth Price, age 78, of Winder passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Many, many thanks to Winder Health Care Facility for all of their care, love and support during Mrs ...

Dawson

Lewis A. Davenport, 84, Dawsonville
Lewis A. Davenport, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 26, 2012 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born June 24, 1928 in Fannin County to ...

Forsyth

Milton Louis Smith, Jr, 69, Cumming
Milton Louis Smith, Jr., age 69 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Milton loved spending time with his family, enjoyed his sports and riding his motorcycle. He i ...
Sandra Reiley Pritchett was received into the arms of her Savior on October 26, 2012. Sandra was born at Emory University Hospital on September 2, 1943 and raised in Decatur and Av ...

Gwinnett

Dante L. Davis, 42, Sugar Hill
Mr. Dante L. Davis, age 42, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Laverne Davis; stepfather, Junior A. Davis; and broth ...
Ed Blythe, 61, Suwanee
Ed Blythe, age 61 of Suwanee, GA, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Katherine Blythe and his son, Steven Blythe. Survivors includ ...
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, Sugar Hill
Peter Donald Dempsey, 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2012. Born in Boston, MA, February 5, 1934, Peter enjoyed politics and old westerns. He i ...

Habersham

Lamar Thompson, 85, Clarkesville
Lamar Thompson, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Graveside services will be held Sunday, October 28th at 2: ...

Hall

Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, Gainesville
Elizabeth A. Romberg, 99, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Those wishing to make online condolences may do so ...
Marian Elizabeth Ashford Romberg passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012 at NE Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness at age 99. She was a native Gainesvillian, born March 16 ...
Nell Claire Harris, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Nell Claire (Williams) Harris, age 91, of Gainesville , Georgia passed away Friday, October, 26, 2012 at her residence. Services are scheduled for 11:00 am on Monday October 2 ...

Jackson

Woodrow Wilson, 96, Commerce
Mr. Woodrow Wilson, age 96, of Commerce, GA died Friday, October 26, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Wilson was born December 20, 1915 in Nicholson, GA to the late William Preston Wil ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Fields, 67, Dahlonega
Mrs. Carolyn Fields, age 67, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, Oct. 26. 2012, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Carolyn was born May 27, 1945 in Gainesville, GA and had ...
'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.