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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 25th, 2012

Forsyth

Ann M. Bertucci, 94, Cumming
Ann M. Bertucci, 94, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 25th, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.Funeral Services are planned at Seguin & Symonds Funeral Hom ...
Inez W. Head, 75, Cumming
Inez West Head, age 75, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rufus J. Head; son, Randy J. ...

Habersham

Eddie "Bluestick" Pruitt, 54, Cornelia
Eddie Pruitt (also known as "Bluestick"), age 54, Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, as results of a heart attack. Mr. Pruitt was born in Steph ...
Grace Sosebee Burton, 82, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grace Sosebee Burton, age 82, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 27, 2012 from Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville. Dr. Rick Qu ...
Holton Smith King, 78, Clarkesville
Holton Smith King, age 78, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center due to complications from Myelofibrosis. Mr. Kin ...
Pegy Ann Hunnicutt Trigg, 58, Cornelia
Funeral services for Peggy Ann Hunnicutt Trigg, age 58, of Cornelia will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville. Dr. Earl ...
Raymond E. Dill, 72, Mt. Airy
Raymond E. Dill, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2012, at Habersham Home West. Born in Habersham County on May 21, 1939, he was the son of the late Arnold Ed ...

Hall

Chance Hobson, 35, Gainesville
Chance Hobson, age 35, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Friday, February 25, 2012. He was born in Connecticut on May 16, 1976 to Wendell and Robin Hobson and grew up on a farm in ...
Paul W. Etheridge, 57, Flowery Branch
Paul W. Etheridge, age 57 of Flowery Branch died suddenly Feb. 25. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interment will fol ...
'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.