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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 23rd, 2013

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Elizabeth "Libby" Hope Lackey, age 81, of Winder, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Libby loved flowers, gardening co ...
Frank Dotson, 82, Winder
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Frank Dotson, age 82 of Winder and formerly of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence. A ...

Forsyth

Billy Charles Cowart, 72, Cumming
Billy Charles Cowart, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on April 23, 2013. Billy was of the Baptist faith. He loved being outdoors, cars, fishing and his roosters. Most of all, he ...
Wendy Gayle Gibson, 44, Cumming
Wendy Gayle Gibson, 44, of Cumming, GA died on April 17, 2013. Born in Tacoma, WA she was the daughter of Maretta Gibson of Cumming, GA and Charles Gibson of Tucson, AZ.Wendy will ...

Gwinnett

Jesse James Reepe, Jr., 78, Braselton
Jesse James Reepe, Jr. November 17, 1934- April 22, 2013JJ, James, Daddy, brother, coach, friend, mentor, role-model, teacher. James Reepe went to heaven to fill his place in the ...

Habersham

Ione Martha Church, 81, Demorest
Ione Martha Church, age 81 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born January 17, 1932, she was a daughter of the late James Arnold and Mar ...
Jerry Lee Reed, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jerry Lee Reed, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Randall Reed officiating ...
Joe Tillman Downer, 80, Demorest
Joseph Tillman Downer, age 80 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his residence. Born November 30, 1932, he was a son of the late Joseph Wilson and Maggie Bailey D ...

Hall

Charles E. Nunnally, 83, Gainesville
Charles E. Nunnally, 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at his home on April 23, 2013. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Nunnally on Sunday, April 28, 2013 a ...
Grover Lee Sullens, 65, Lula
Mr. Grover Lee Sullens, age 65, of Lula, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was born and raised in Lumpkin County, and had spent the ...
Patsy Ann Crane, 76, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m Sunday April 28, 2013 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Patsy Crane age 76. Pastor Tabor Nudd will officiate. The family will r ...

Jackson

Virginia Ruth Stowe, 73, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Virginia Ruth Stowe, 73, of Commerce who passed away on Tuesday at her residence. Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter o ...

Lumpkin

Thomas P. (Tommy) Winters, 59, Dahlonega
Thomas P. "Tommy" Winters, 59, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday April 23, 2013 following a sudden illness.Born July 2, 1953, Mr. Winters was a native of Atlanta and had b ...

White

Kenneth Howard Woody, 51, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Howard Woody, age 51, of Cleveland. Mr. Woody passed away,Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Funeral services are sch ...
'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.