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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 4th, 2013

Forsyth

James Robert Robertson, 75, Cumming
James Robert Robertson, age 75, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge and also a Shriner. ...

Hall

Charles Edward Sexton, 82, Murrayville
Charles Edward Sexton, 82 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2:00 P ...
Fred Tillerson, 77, Gainesville
Fred Tillerson, 77, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville H ...
Funeral services for, George Edward ( Papa Smurf ) Broome age 71 of Lula, Ga. will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 6, 2013 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation was at ...
Mary B. White, 83, Gainesville
Mary B. White, 83, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013.Mason & Ward Funeral Home, 1190 McEver Road, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.
William Alton Forrester, 77, Gainesville
Mr. William Alton Forrester, 77, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he lov ...

Jackson

Phillip Dale Lively, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Phillip Dale Lively, age 58, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Mr. Lively was born in Atlanta, GA, a son t ...
Ricky Wayne Sims, 55, Jefferson
Ricky Wayne Sims, age 55 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. He loved his family and friends and loved all kinds auto racing weather it was dirt track or NASCAR he l ...

Other

Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Minnie Evelyn Carter Gaines, 81, of Hull who passed away Wednesday, April 3 at her residence. Born ...

White

Margaret Stevens Holman, 80, Cleveland
Margaret "Peggy" Stevens Holman, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Holman was born September 24, 1932 in ...
'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.