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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 19th, 2013

Forsyth

Dolores Caroline Hall, 101, Cumming
Dolores Caroline Hall, age 101, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. Dolores was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and loved to cook and play Bingo. She is preceded in de ...
Donna Tate Castleberry, age 55, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. Donna was the likeness of her mother Bonnie Tate, the ultimate caregiver and the pinnacle of ...
William Harshel "Bill" McGannon, 75, of Cumming passed away Thursday September 19, 2013 following a long illness.Born July 7, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Harshel ...

Gwinnett

Anna Elizabeth Beard, 82, Dacula
Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Beard, age 82, of Dacula, GA passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. She is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Henry Houston Beard, Dacula, GA; ch ...

Habersham

Robert Allen, 83, Demorest
Robert Allen, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013. Mr. Allen was born in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, on February 14, 1930. He was preceded in ...

Hall

George C. Dobbs, Jr.,, 83, Gainesville
George Calvin Dobbs, Jr., 83 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013 following an extended illness.Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, S ...
Tammie Lynn Helton, 44, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Tammie Lynn Helton, 44, of Maysville who passed away on Wednesday at her residence. Born in Habersham County, GA, she was the da ...
Vera Lee Allison White, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Vera Lee Allison White, 92, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013. Born in Gainesville, GA. on August 23, 1921, she was the daughter of James Thomas ...
Walt Pendley, 82, Oakwood
Mr. Walt Pendley, 82, of Oakwood, GA. passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013. Born in Marble Hill, GA. on July 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Sam and Amanda Mealer Pend ...

Jackson

J.C. Swain, 86, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for J.C. Swain, 86, of Commerce who passed away on Thursday at NE GA Medical Center in Gainesville. Mr. Swain was the son of the la ...
'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.