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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 10th, 2012

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Lois Evans, 64, Dawsonville
Lois Evans, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 10, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born June 24, 1948 to the late Charles Junior and Mary Emm ...

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Ken M. Russell, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ken M. Russell, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, August 10, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a sudden illness.Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m ...
William Dannelley Oaks, 73, Oakwood
Funeral services for William Dannelley "Dan" Oaks, age 73, of Oakwood will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 13, 2012 from the Shirley Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Kirby ...

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Ray Leonard (Roy) Sims, 81, Cleveland formerly of Helen
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of:Ray Leonard (Roy) Sims died, after an extended battle with Alzheimer's, surrounded by his family on Friday, August 1 ...
'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.