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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 17th, 2012

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Lee "Butch" Pugh Jr., age 63, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Mr. Pugh was a son of the la ...

Dawson

Kimsey Arnold Kimbarl, 81, Dawsonville
Kimsey Arnold Kimbarl, 81, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 17th, 2012 with his loving wife and family at his side.The family will be receiving friends at the ...

Forsyth

Louise M. Cook, 42, Suwanee
Louise M. Cook, 42, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 17th, 2012 at Northside Hospice Forsyth.Memorial Service Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 at ...

Gwinnett

Wilma J. Whitlow, 70, Buford
Wilma J. Whitlow, age 70 of Norcross, GA died Saturday, March 17, 2012 following a battle with cancer. Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Gladys Head Evans Baugh, 71, Cornelia
Gladys Head Evans Baugh, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2012.Mrs. Baugh was born on November 17, 1940, in Hall County, Georgia; a daughter of the la ...

Hall

Dennis Clarence Griffin, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Dennis Clarence Griffin, age 60, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services ar ...
Idell Wofford Stringer, 96, Gainesville
Idell Wofford Stringer, 96, of Gainesville, formerly of Clermont, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Bell Minor Home, surrounded by her loving children.She was precede ...
John Dillard "J.D." Wiley, 82, Gainesville
John Dillard "J.D." Wiley, age 82, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012, following an extended illness. Mr. Wiley was born in Banks County, Georg ...
Stanley Baird Davidson, 79, Gainesville
Stanley Baird Davidson, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at home following an extended illness.Visitation is scheduled for Monday, March ...

Jackson

Yo Sook McGirt, 58, Hoschton
Yo Sook McGirt, age 58, of Warner Robins, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012.Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, P.O. Box 722, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966 ...
'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.