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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 23rd, 2012

Forsyth

Dennis Lynn Tallant, 45, Cumming
Dennis Lynn Tallant, age 45, of Cumming passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012. Survivors include wife, Melissa Tallant; children, Chase Tallant, Chelsea Tallant, Dusty Tallant all o ...
Ronald Floyd Evans, 69, Cumming
Ronald Floyd Evans, 69, of Cumming, GA died on June 23, 2012 in Texas. Born in Topton, NC he was the son of the late Hugh and Edna Evans.He is survived by his beloved wife, Dianne ...

Gwinnett

Helen Dollar Banks, 79, Buford
Helen Dollar Banks, age 79 of Buford, GA entered into eternal rest, Friday, June 22, 2012 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 25, 2012 at 2:00 PM a ...

Hall

John W. "J.W." Thomas, 93, Gainesville
Mr. John W. "J.W." Thomas age 93 of Gainesville passed away Saturday June 23, 2012 at the New Horizon West Nursing Home.Mr. Thomas was born June 14, 1919 in Gainesville t ...

Jackson

Annette Johns, 54, Jefferson
Annette Johns, age 54, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneral ...
Daune Leslie Mills, 45, Commerce
Daune Leslie Mills, age 45, of Commerce passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfun ...
'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.