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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 14th, 2014

Forsyth

Crafton Brooks, 63, Cumming
Crafton Brooks, age 63, a lifelong resident of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014. Mr. Brooks was the groundskeeper at Horseshoe Bend Golf Course in Roswell for ...

Habersham

Charles William "Chuck" Forbes, III, age 60, of Cornelia, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014.Born on December 14, 1953 in Logan County, West Virginia, he was a son of ...

Hall

Joel Don Phillips, 76, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday February 16, 2014 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Joel Don Phillips age 76 of Gainesville. The Rev. Richard Cole will ...

Lumpkin

John E. Perry, Jr., 92, Dahlonega
John E. Perry, Jr., age 92 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, February 14, 2014 following complications due to a stroke.Jack was born April 15, 1921 in Huntington, West Virginia, ...

Other

Julia A. Horne, 96, Kingsport, TN
Little & Davenport announces the death of Mrs. Julia A. Horne (96) who passed away on Friday, February 14, 20414. Mrs. Horne is survived by 2 daughters, Judy Kerley of Oakwood ...

White

Frances Ella Adams, 85, Cleveland
Frances Ella Adams, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014 at Gateway Health and Rehab. Mrs. Adams was born September 19, 1928 in White County to the late John ...
Gary William Reese, 64, Helen
Gary William Reese, age of 64 of Helen, passed Friday, February 14, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Reese was born March 26, 1949 in Atlanta Georgia to the late George and Nellie ...
'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.