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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 16th, 2014

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James Gregory Johnson, 56, Winder
James Gregory Johnson, age 56 of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday September 16th 2014. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home, Commerce,

Dawson

Michael Brian Adamson, 35, Dawsonville
Michael Brian Adamson, 35, passed away September 15, 2014.Michael was a graduate of Galen University with degrees in anthropology and archeology. For the past ten years he has liv ...

Forsyth

Calvin Lee Chumley, 64, Cumming
Mr. Calvin Lee Chumley, age 64 of Cumming, Georgia passed away September 16, 2014, after a brief illness. Calvin was a true lover of cars, especially classic cars. He is preceded i ...
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, Cumming
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Wyandotte, OK she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mamie Hildebrand. Her b ...
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, Cumming
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Boynton Beach, FL he was the son of Dan and Linda Diem of Cumming.In addit ...

Hall

Henrietta W. Bennett, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Henrietta W. Bennett, 89 of Gainesville died Tuesday September 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Bennett was the daughter of the late James Oscar and Lillie ...

Jackson

Sarah Claudine Baird, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Sarah Claudine Baird, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Baird was born in Commerce to the late Claude and Hassie Mae McElreath ...

Lumpkin

Curtis L. Adcock, age 60, passed away September 16, 2014.Mr. Adcock was born September 8, 1954. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed ...
Margaret Louise McGarity, 68, Dahlonega
Margaret Louise McGarity passed away September 16, 2014 peacefully, and with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle against ovarian cancer that lasted nearly 7 ye ...

Stephens

Lou Rose Powell, 80, Toccoa
Lou Rose Powell, age 80 of 237 Yearwood Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of the late General ...
'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.