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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 28th, 2012

Dawson

Christopher "Chris" Blalock, 42, Dawsonville
Christopher "Chris" Blalock, 42, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday April 26, 2012.A native of Alpharetta, he lived a number of years in Forsyth County before moving to ...

Habersham

Steven Joe Glenn, 54, Clarkesville
Steven Joe Glenn, age 54 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Habersham Medical Center. He was born on April 7, 1958 and lived in Clarkesville where he was ...

Hall

Elsie Carol Temples Osborne Cassidy Harrison, 69, of Gainesville passed away Saturday April 28, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Memorial services will be held W ...
Laura Ann Thornton Wood, 85, of Oakwood passed away Saturday April 28, 2012 at her residence. Visitation will be Mon. April 30, 2012 from 2p-4p and 6p-8p. Graveside services will b ...
Laura Ann Wood, 85, Oakwood
Laura Ann Wood, age 85, born in and lifelong resident of Hall County, passed away on the morning of April 28, 2012. She was the daughter of the late James J. Thornton and Mae Jane ...
Robert Wright, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Wright, age 66 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 28, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11:00am at Antioch Baptist Church.Profession ...
Ruthine Moon, 59, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruthine Moon, age 59 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 28, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Srping Field Baptist Church in Lula, GA at 12 ...
William Palmer Bailey, 64, Calhoun
Attorney William Palmer Bailey, 64, of Calhoun passed away suddenly at the home of one of his sons, Palmer, in Macon Saturday, April 28, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Stella W ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Charlotte Nelle McDowell Mau, age 67, of Nicholson, Ga. formerly of Cordele, Ga. and of Perry, Ga., who passed away on Saturday, Apri ...
'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.