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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 5th, 2012

Dawson

Mary Susan Verhine, 63, Dawsonville
Mary Susan Verhine, 63, of Dawsonville passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service.Arrangements by Byars Funeral ...

Forsyth

Isabella Contacessa, 92, Cumming
Isabella Contacessa, 92, of Woodstock passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012. The family will be announcing funeral services to be held at Chapey & Son's Funeral Home lo ...
Mr. William Thomas Chadwick, age 74, of Forsyth County passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012.Mr. Chadwick is preceded in death by his wife, Frances Chadwick; granddaughter, Heather C ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth Edward Savage Sr., 65, Lawrenceville
Kenneth Edward Savage Sr., 65, of Lawrenceville passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service.Arrangements by Byars ...

Hall

Margaret Davidson Brown, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Davidson Brown, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Ollie Smith, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Ollie Smith, age 90 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 05, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Ronald S. Bair, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 7, 2012, at Christ Lutheran Church for Ronald S. Bair, 76, of Gainesville. Pastor Andy Seibert will officiate. The family ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Barrett, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Barrett, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Mrs. Barrett was a native and lifelong resident of ...

Towns

Martha Cornelius Elliott, 85, Hiawassee
Martha Cornelius Elliott, age 85 of Hiawassee, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled f ...

White

Caleb Joseph Higdon, 29, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Caleb Joseph Higdon, age 29 of Cleveland. Mr. Higdon passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012 Mr. Higdon was born on Septe ...
Loy Clayton Payne, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Loy Clayton Payne, age 76 of Cleveland. Mr. Payne went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 05, 2012 surrounde ...
Walter Anthony Winkler, 55, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Walter Anthony Winkler , age 55 of Cleveland. Mr. Winkler passed away Thursday, April 05, 2012.Mr. Winkler was born i ...
'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.