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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 14th, 2014

Habersham

Marie Hunter Purcell, 75, Cornelia
Marie Hunter Purcell, age 75, of Cornelia, passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at her residence.Born on August 20, 1939, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Henry ...
Vickie Lynn Brewster Black, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014.Ms. Black was born on August 26, 1954 in New Mexico to the late Charley Brewster ...

Hall

Christopher Daniel Howard, 36, Gainesville
Christopher Daniel Howard, 36, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 16, 201 ...
Jane Rigdill Jackson, 79, Gainesville
Jane Ridgdill Jackson, 79, of Gainesville, died Friday November 14, 2014 at her residence.Mrs. Jackson was born September 27, 1935 in Oak Park, GA to the late Herman and Frankie Ri ...
Johnnie Mae Shockley, 78, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Johnnie Mae Shockley, age 78, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy K. Shockley; and sons, Paul Shock ...

Jackson

Braxton Eli Morales, inf, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Braxton Eli Morales, infant son of Steven Morales and Brie Lee. Survivors in addition to his parents are his brother, Breydon M ...

Lumpkin

Harry Byron Cronan born February 18, 1955 was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County peacefully passed away on November 14, 2014, after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. Harry ...

White

Barbara Sue Payne, 64, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs.Barbara Sue Payne, age 64 of Murrayville. Mrs. Payne passed away Friday, November 14, 2014. Born in Forsyth County on ...
'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.