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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 5th, 2012

Dawson

Charles William McGrath Jr., 83, of Big Canoe passed away on Monday, March 5th, 2012 with his loving family at his side. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.No arrangements ...

Forsyth

Lewis Coleman Puryear, 53, Cumming
Lewis Coleman Puryear, 53, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at Piedmont Hospital. He was a veteran on the United States Marine Corps. The family will be a ...
Linda Lou Lane, 57, Cumming
Linda Lou Lane, age 57 of Forsyth County, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012. She was a member of Canaan Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie Clay and G ...

Habersham

Willie Ray Nicholson, 86, Clarkesville
Willie Ray Nicholson, 86 of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, March 05, 2012 at Habersham Medical Center from natural causes.Born May 22, 1925 in Habersham County, he was the son o ...

Hall

Billie A. Freeman, 76, Gainesville
Billie A. Freeman, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012 at her son's residence following an extended illness. Private funeral services and ...
Marie Moors, 101, Oakwood
Mrs. Marie Moors, age 101, of Oakwood, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012. Arrangements Pending. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542 is ...
Sharon Hartley Dorsey, age 60 of Talmo, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Graveside services are sc ...

Jackson

Era T. Perry, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Era T. Perry, 91, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Monday March 5, 2012. Funeral Services are pending at this time. Evans Funeral ...
Era Terry Perry, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Era Terry Perry, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Monday, March 5, 2012. Mrs. Perry was born in Jackson County, Georgia ...
Mary L. Puckett, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary L. Puckett, age 86, of Jefferson, formerly of Norcross, who passed away Monday March 5, 2012. Mrs. Puckett was preceded in death ...

White

Jack Sutton, 78, Cleveland
Mr. Jack Sutton, age 78, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, March 05, 2012 at Northeast GA Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Sutton was born on October 10, 1933 to th ...
'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.