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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 18th, 2013

Forsyth

Bob Mason, 57, Cumming
Bob Mason, age 57, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013. Bob was a loving and devoted father and friend. A beloved teacher for 30 years at Forsyth Central High School, ...
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, Cumming
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend went home to her Savior on Friday, October 18th, 2013. Her passing was sudden and unexpected to her frie ...

Gwinnett

Ricky E. McDaniel, 52, Buford
Mr. Ricky E. McDaniel, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, A. G. and Ferrell Higgins McDaniel; and brother, Sco ...

Hall

Mildred W. Roper, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred W. Roper, 87 of Gainesville died Friday October 18, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roper was the daughter of th ...
Phillip David Garrison, age 54 of Lula, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mamie Joyce Hill, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mamie Joyce Jackson Hill, age 63, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce, GA, ...
Narcy Ginn, 103, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Narcy Turk Ginn, age 103, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Ginn was born in Jackson County, a daughter ...

Lumpkin

Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, Dahlonega
Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, the first pioneer in tourism for Georgia, the Southeast and the U.S., died October 18, 2013 in Gainesville, Georgia not far from his adopted hometown of ...
Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013.Mrs. Elliott was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where she spent 66 years of mar ...
'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.