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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 8th, 2012

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Richard John Vancil, 69, Hoschton
Richard John Vancil, age 69 of Hoschton, GA died suddenly on Saturday, July 7, 2012. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial G ...

Dawson

Cecil Galagina Summerour, 77, Dawsonville
Cecil Galagina Summerour, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday July 8, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Born April 6, 1935 to the late Homer and ...

Forsyth

Nellie Burdett, 85, Milton
Nellie Burdett, age 85, of Milton, passed away at her home, Sunday, July 08, 2012 surrounded by her family. Nellie is preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Eula Aaron. Sh ...

Gwinnett

Eddie Jerry Seigler, 45, Dacula
Eddie Jerry Seigler, Jr., age 45 of Dacula, GA died Sunday, July 8, 2012 following a battle with cancer. Mr. Seigler has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, ...
Kenny Mark Stowers, 47, Norcross
Kenny Mark Stowers, age 47 of Norcross, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at his sister's residence following an extended illness. Celebration of Life services ar ...

Habersham

Lewis C. "Louie" Estes, 74, Mt. Airy
Lewis Cason "Louie" Estes, age 74 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012. Born in Flint, Michigan on October 9, 1937, he was a son of the late Lewis Cason and Luci ...

Hall

Peggy Bertie Rundles, 74, Gainesville
Peggy Bertie Rundles, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...

Jackson

Darrell William Graham, 55, Commerce
Darrell William Graham, age 55, of 67 Bowden St., Commerce, GA, died suddenly July 8, 2012. He was born on November 28, 1955, the son of Mary Emma Benton Suggs of Commerce and the ...

White

Joyce Holcomb, 79, Cleveland
Mrs. Joyce Odessa Holcomb, age 79 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday July 8, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Holcomb was born on September 9, 1932 in Cleveland to t ...
Linda Walls Canup, 68, Sautee-Nacoochee
Celebration of life services are scheduled for 2 PM Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from Barrett Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Linda Walls Canup, age 68, of Sautee-Nacoochee. The Rev. Mi ...
'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.