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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 5th, 2012

Banks

Beatrice Norton Simmons, age 87, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Mrs. Simmons was born on September 6, 1925, in Banks County, Georgia; daughter of the lat ...

Gwinnett

Richard H. Cross, 63, Suwanee
Mr. Richard H. Cross, age 63, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Wood Cross; mother, Naomi Bernice Peel Cross; an ...

Habersham

Alfred A. Staples, 96, Demorest
Rev. Alfred A. Staples, 96, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Rev. Staples was born in Bath, Maine on January 24, 1916, to the late William Alfred and A ...

Hall

Eleanor Elizabeth Kendall Seabolt, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed from this world on Monday, November 5, 2012. At her side and to the end, angels - her loving husband and daughters ...
Rebecca Jean Lacey Pirkle, 67, Flowery Branch
Beloved mother and 'Grammy Becky' Rebecca Jean Lacey Pirkle, 67, of Flowery Branch, GA., passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012, at her home following a period of declin ...

Jackson

James Thomas Martin, 83, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for James Thomas Martin, 83, of Commerce who passed away early Monday morning at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce. ...
Kevin Ray Meis, 43, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kevin Ray Meis, 43, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Nov. 5, 2012. Mr. Meis was born in Edmonds, Washington and son of Mrs. Margie Ne ...

Lumpkin

Joe Sullens, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Joe Sullens, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, November 5, 2012 at his home following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. ...
'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.