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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 8th, 2013

Forsyth

Allen Dean Boyd, 78, Cumming
Allen Dean Boyd, age 78, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013. He was a member of God's House of Prayer. He was a tank commander in the 42nd Infantry Division dur ...
Carlos Leonel Vasquez Noboa, MD, 78, of Cumming, GA died on October 8, 2013. He was born in the town of Barahona in the Dominican Republic on October 5, 1935. He was the son of t ...
Ernest Jones Hughie "Ernie" of Cumming, GA passed away on October 8th, 2013 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming.Ernie graduated from Clarkston High School. He received a Bach ...

Gwinnett

Bertha H. Parker, 85, Buford
Bertha H. Parker, 85, of Buford, GA, arrived in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:55 pm. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband James ...

Hall

Mary Virginia Todd, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Mary Virginia Todd, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Peachtree Christian Hospice, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. ...
Jacquelyn Lanette Helton, 48, Gainesville
Jacquelyn Lanette Helton, age 48 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. G ...
James 'Jimmy' David Pittman, 70, Gainesville
Mr. James "Jimmy" David Pittman, age 70, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended il ...
Kathy Ann Adams, 57, Flowery Branch
Kathy Ann Adams, age 57 of Flowery Branch, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Martha Jo Kellett, 83, Murrayville
Martha Jo Kellett, 83, of Murrayville passed away Tuesday October 8, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born August 19, 1930 in Summerville, Georgia to the late Russe ...
Thomas Greene Marshall, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Greene Marshall of Gainesville, GA passed away on October 8, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 1pm. ...

Other

Neal Pylant, 70, Lakeland, FL.
Mr. Neal Pylant, age 70, of Lakeland, FL formerly of Gwinnett County passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Noah Aaron Pylant and mother, Jul ...

Stephens

Edgar Wayne Davis, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Edgar Wayne Davis, age 77 of 2268 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at his residence.A son of the late Lawrence Franklin and Mary Simpson Dav ...
'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.