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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 28th, 2013

Forsyth

Amy Katherine Glover, 25, Cumming
Amy Katherine Glover, age 25, of Forsyth County, passed away June, 28, 2013. Amy was a member at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Amy was a meteor. When she walked into a room, you kne ...

Gwinnett

Jon Cook, 48, Suwanee
Jon Cook departed this world June 26th, 2013 at his family's home in Suwanee, GA. Jon fought a hard battle against cancer. He is survived by his children Kendall Cook, Chase C ...
Joseph L. Epps,, 57, Sugar Hill
Joseph L. (Joe) Epps, age 57, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013. He is survived by his wife of twenty-three years, Peggy Epps, Sugar Hill, GA; children, Lasann ...
Rev. A. J. Mullinax, Jr., age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Bennett Mullinax; daughter, Charlotte Mullin ...
Robert E. Rugg, 83, Suwanee
Mr. Robert E. Rugg, age 83, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Florence Clegg Rugg; and brother, Charles Willi ...

Hall

Bob Cummings, Lula
Mr. Bob Cummings, of Lula, Georgia formerly of Oxford, Alabama passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013.Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 01, 2013 from the Chap ...
Ella Faye Heaton, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday July 1, 2013 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ella Faye Heaton age 71 of Gainesville. The Rev. Jeff Worley will offici ...
Ellen Faye Pinson, 84, Murrayville
Ellen Faye Pinson, age 84 of Murrayville and Henderson, Nevada, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are s ...
Lillian Faulkner Baggett-the first child of Edward and Hortense Faulkner-was born in New Holland, Georgia, now a part of Gainesville. At New Holland Lillian was nurtured by the lo ...

Jackson

Catherine J. Hopcraft, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Catherine J. Hopcraft, age 83, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013. Mrs. Hopcraft was born in Maitland. FL, a daug ...
Ralph Roland Roberts, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Roland Roberts, age 90, who passed away on Friday, June 28, 2013. A Native of Jefferson, Georgia, Mr. Roberts was born on Januar ...
Zelma R. Bannister, 90, Commerce
Zelma R. Bannister, age 90, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Northridge Nursing Home in Commerce. She was born Zelma Katherine Reidling on November 18, 1922, in Jackson Cou ...

Other

Beth Marie Haggard, 49, Athens
Mrs. Beth Marie Haggard, age 49, of Athens, GA died Friday, June 28, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Haggard was born in Athens to the late Daniel and Juanita Griffin Payne. She was ...
Maggie Cordilia Abbott, 91, Alpharetta
Maggie Cordilia Abbott, age 91, of Alpharetta, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013. Maggie liked to spend her time putting puzzles together, doing word search and working crossword p ...
'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.