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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 20th, 2012

Banks

James M. Cochran, 55, Homer
James M. Cochran, age 55, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.Mr. Cochran was born on April 4, 1956, in Demorest, Georgia; a son of the late Julian Addy and ...
Trenna "Tinker" Watkins, age 46 of Lula, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at her residence. Born in Commerce, GA on July 29, 1965, she was a daughter of the late Bert ...

Dawson

Bobby B. Duke, 82, Loganville
Bobby B. "Bob" Duke, 82, of Loganville passes away Tuesday March 20, 2012 at Walton Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness.Born August 5, 1929 in Lafayette, G ...

Hall

Elizabeth "Juanita" Forrest, 89, Gainesville
Elizabeth "Juanita" Forrest, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Oaks at Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Fun ...
Kevin Brian Clark, 54, Flowery Branch
On March 20th, 2012, at one-thirty in the morning, Kevin Brian Clark, aged 54, gently passed away in the intensive care unit of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by ...
Mary Frances Sewell, 93, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Mary Frances Sewell age 93 of Flowery Branch died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Sewell was born in Carnesville to the late, John Freeman McConne ...
Rev. Dean Bryant, 79, Murrayville
Rev. Dean Bryant, 79, of Murrayville, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012.A lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, Rev. Bryant was the son of the late Carl Thomas and Lucille Sims Br ...
Velma Ree Waldrep, 74, Lula
Velma Ree Waldrep, age 74 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Jackson

James Hiram Daniel, 78, Watkinsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Hiram Daniel, 78, of Watkinsville, Ga. who passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Mr. Daniel was born in Madison County, Georgi ...
Milagros Soto De Garcia, age 84, of Atlanta passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012.Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 722, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-096 ...
Violet Gregory Clark, 90, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Violet Gregory Clark, age 90, of Braselton, Ga. who passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Mrs. Clark was born in Jackson County to ...

Lumpkin

James "Herbert" Brannon, 81, Dahlonega
James "Herbert" Brannon, age 81, Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012. He was a member of North Roswell Baptist Church. Herbert is preceded in death by hi ...
'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.