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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 6th, 2013

Banks

Helen A. (Freada) Baxter, 85, Maysville
Mrs. Helen A. (Freada) Baxter, age 85, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, June 06, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Clyde and Susi ...

Dawson

Douglas Wayne Adams, 57, Dawsonville
Douglas Wayne Adams, age 57, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. He was a very loyal family man that loved being a Papa. He is preceded in death by his parents ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Dolores Moore "Doty" Sims, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 06, 2013 after a 4½-year battle with ovarian cancer.She was preceded in death by h ...

Habersham

Jessie Mae York Wood, 72, Batesville
Memorial services for Jessie Mae York Wood, age 72 of the Batesville Community were held on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 2:00 PM from the Providence Baptist Church. Her brother, Rev. ...
Mary Elizabeth Loudermilk Greemon, age 78 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, June 06, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on July 18, 1934, in Habersham County, she was a ...
Mike Walker, 66, Alto
Mike Walker, age 66, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Walker was born on April 7, 1947, in Gainesville, Georgia; son of the ...

Hall

Donald Maxwell, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Donald Maxwell, age 65, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Mary Helton Maxwell, Flowery Branch, GA; daug ...

Jackson

Cecil Lee Wilson, 77, Jefferson
Cecil Lee Wilson, age 77, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, June 6, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome ...
Eugene "Cookie" Weiland, Sr., age 68, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, June 6, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, ...
Kevin Brandon Veal, 25, Nicholson
Mr. Kevin Brandon Veal, age 25, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, June 6, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Veal was born in Commerce to Carl and Susan Kesler Veal of Nicholson. He was em ...

Other

Charles Richard Barber, 62, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel at Danielsville, announces memorial services for Charles Richard Barber, 62, of Danielsville who passed away on Thursday. Mr. Barber was a ...
David Cornthwaite, 91, St. Simon's Island
David Cornthwaite, age 91, of St. Simons Island, Georgia formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Mr. Cornthwaite was born in Hertfordshire, England on M ...
Donna Jean George Triana, 51, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces memorial services for Donna Jean George Triana, 51, of Danielsville who passed away at her residence on Wednesda ...
Nancy Thompson Purcel, 62, Lakemont, Ga.
Nancy Thompson Purcel, age 62, of Lakemont, Georgia, formerly of Tifton, Georgia, passed away at her home on June 6, 2013. She was born December 31, 1950 in Tift County to the lat ...

White

Daniel Franklin, 57, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mr. Daniel Franklin, age 57 of Cleveland. Mr. Franklin passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. Funeral services are schedule ...
'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.