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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 9th, 2014

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Mary Lynne Goninan, 48, Cumming
Mary Lynne Goninan, 48, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Steven L. Goninan of Cumming, GA; children, Kayla Parker, Is ...

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Ethelene Buffington Presley, 94, New Holland
Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ethelene Buffington Presley, 94 of Gainesville. Rev. Darryl Dale, Rev. ...
Joseph Grady Roberts, 75, Gainesville
Joseph Grady Roberts, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ...
Kristen Elizabeth Wells, 16, Flowery Branch
Miss Kristen Elizabeth Wells, age 16, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Scottish Rite Hospital of Atlanta, following a courageous battle with cancer. Funer ...

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Agnes Hix Whitlock, 91, Commerce
Mrs. Agnes Hix Whitlock, age 91 of Commerce died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Serenity at Jefferson. Mrs. Whitlock was born in Commerce to the late, Lilburn and Roxie Reed Hix. M ...

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Sara Ragsdale Mize, 88, Augusta, formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Sara Ragsdale Mize, age 88, of Augusta and formerly of Toccoa, passed away on October 9, 2014 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. A daughter of the late Oscar and Bertha ...

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Charles Edmond Rogers, 73, Cleveland
Mr. Rogers was born February 24, 1941 in Cleveland, GA to the late Harvey and Leora Tilly Rogers. Charles retired from Camp Barney after 25 years as their care taker. Survivors in ...
David Winston Lusk, 53, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. David Winston Lusk, age 53of Cleveland. Mr. Lusk passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014. Funeral services are schedule ...
William Harry Higgins III, 57, Cleveland
William Harry Higgins III, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Higgins was born November 4, 1956 in Ypsilanti, MI. ...
'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.