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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 30th, 2014

Gwinnett

Marletta Pardon Powers, 61, Sugar Hill
Marletta Pardon Powers, age 61, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Berniece Pardon. She is survive ...
Mary Lorraine Jones of Dacula, GA passed on Oct. 30, 2014. Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Gwinnet Chapel
Ret. Lt. Colonel William Holden Smith, 85, Macon, formerly of Buford
Ret. Lt. Colonel William Holden Smith, age 85, of Macon, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at home after an extended illness. Bill was born Septem ...

Habersham

Mr. Frank "Lloyd" Frankum, Jr., age 77 of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday Evening, October 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended ...

Hall

Billy Earl Nix, 44, Gainesville
Billy Earl Nix, 44, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, November ...
Bonnie (Stephens) Pinson, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Bonnie (Stephens) Pinson, age 79, lifelong resident of Gainesville, passed away, Thursday, October 30, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Tuesday, No ...
Robert Dean Jans, 69, Murrayville
Mr. Robert Dean Jans, age 69, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at his residence.Celebration of life service will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, November ...
Mr. William (Bill) Hagan, age 73, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Ronnie Green Heart Center. Memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 pm Monday ...

Jackson

Swayne Anderson, 82, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Swayne Anderson, 82, of Commerce, who passed away early Thursday morning. Born in Banks County, he was the son of the late Char ...

Other

Ellie Wier Harper, 85, Decatur
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ellie Wier Harper, age 85, of Decatur, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 30, 2014. Mrs. Harper was born in Jefferson ...

White

Mildred Violet Tatum Butler, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Kathy's Personal Care Home in Cleveland, following an extended illness. ...
'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.