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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 26th, 2014

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Reba W. Maxey, 79, Winder
Reba W. Maxey, age 79, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 peacefully at home with her only surviving son Todd Morgan and wife Sandra following extended illnesses. She a ...

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Eugene Samples, 59, Cumming
Eugene Samples, age 59, of Cumming, GA. passed away on Saturday, July 26th, 2014.At this time no arrangements have been made.Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cumming, Ga.

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Grover Charles Roper, 86, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grover Charles Roper, age 86, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from the Providence Baptist Church in Batesville. Rev. Tommy La ...

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Cynthia Elizabeth Baker, 83, Gainesville
Cynthia Elizabeth Baker, 83, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Service ...
Evelyn Carolyn Ryals Guffey, 70, Gainesville
Evelyn Carolyn Ryals Guffey, 70, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral Services are sched ...
Shawndala Marie Wood, 35, Gainesville
Shawndala Marie Wood, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Dawsonville, Georgia following a brief illness. Memorial services are ...

Lumpkin

Peyton Grace Zimmermann, Inf, Alpharetta
Peyton Grace Zimmermann (July 2, 2013 - July 25, 2014) Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 29th 2014 from 4-6pm at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta and the service w ...
Ricky 'Jabo'Adams, 49, Dahlonega
Ricky "Jabo" Adams, age 49, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin Co ...

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Daphne Dean Stowe, 90, Avalon
Mrs. Daphne Anita Dean Stowe, age 90, of S. Yow Mill Road, Avalon, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, GA. Graveside Services will be ...
'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.