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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 15th, 2013

Forsyth

Dorothy Belle Reed, 83, Cumming
Dorothy Belle Reed, 83 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at her residence. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to cook, play cards and d ...
Robert Christian Nygaard, 79, of Cumming, GA died at his home on October 15, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Verner and Helen Nygaard. His sister, Mary Helen ...

Hall

Cornelia Carolyn Jones, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Cornelia Carolyn Jones age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday October 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Octo ...
Lorene Myers Talley, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorene Myers Talley, 81 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 15, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County, she lived most of her life in Gainesvill ...

Lumpkin

Sumter Powell, 54, Dahlonega
Sumter Powell, 54, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. He was born to Lula & Sumter Powell Sr. on March 6, 1959 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta. He was known to many in his ...

Other

Douglas H. Moore, 61, Alpharetta
Douglas H. Moore, age 61, of Alpharetta, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 following a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Virginia Moore. Survivors ...

White

Gladys Dean, 89, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Dean, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View.Mrs. Dean was born in White County, the daughter of the late Anna Johnson Pil ...
'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.