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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 25th, 2014

Forsyth

Darcee McMillan Banks, 94, Cumming
Darcee McMillan Banks, age 94, of Cumming, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren G. Banks; and t ...
Jack Edward Hawkins, Jr, age 66 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Jack is preceded in death by daughter, Leigh Ann Hawkins, parents Jack and Esther Hawkins. He wa ...
Marilyn F. Chester, 90, Cumming
Marilyn F. Chester, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Marilyn was a life-long Episcopalian who had a deep faith in her Lord and Savior. She was a member of ...
Marty Terrell Martin, 47, Cumming
Marty Terrell Martin, age 47, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014. He is preceded in death by his father, Mahlon Martin; grandparents, Paul and Leona Martin and Edd ...
Wyatt Dennis Dwayne Pruitt, age 3, of Cumming passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Survivors include his mother, Dawn Shutts of Cumming; brother, Khol Ballew; father, Dwayne ...

Gwinnett

Dennis R. Graham, 76, Buford
Dennis R. Graham, age 76 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Alt ...

Habersham

Imogene "Gene" Irvin Batson, age 85, Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Mrs. Batson was born on October 30, 1928, in Demorest Georgia; the dau ...

Hall

George Walter Leeman, 84, Gainesville
Mr. George Walter Leeman, 84 of Gainesville died Tuesday February 25, 2014 at his residence.Born in North Bergen, New Jersey, Mr. Leeman had lived in Hall County for over 30 years. ...
Lois Teen Gables, 88, Gainesville
Lois Teen Gables, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial s ...

Jackson

Jack Carroll Landrum, 81, Pendergrass
Mr. Jack Carroll Landrum, 81 of Pendergrass died Tuesday February 25, 2014.Born in Alpharetta, Georgia, Mr. Landrum had lived in Hall County for 19 years before moving to Jackson C ...

Other

Graham Allen Cook, 27, El Paso, TX
Mr. Graham Allen Cook, age 27, of El Paso, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services ...

White

Edward Ray Martin, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Edward Ray Martin, age 71 of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. ...
'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.