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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 20th, 2015


Anna S. Parrish, 83, Dawsonville
Anna S. Parrish, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 20, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born October 31, 1931 in Germany to the late Ad ...
Hoyt C. Flanagan Sr, 71, Dawsonville
Hoyt C. Flanagan Sr., 71, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Tuesday, October, 20, 2015. He is retired from Mullins Brothers Paving where he worked over 30 years.   Hoyt is ...


John Hugh Pruitt, 72, Cumming
John Hugh Pruitt was born June 11, 1943 to John and Eloise Heard Pruitt and passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the age of 72.  John lived all of his life on Castleberry ...


Dr. Huey David Perry, 78, Clarkesville
Dr. Huey David Perry, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.   Dr. Perry was born on December 12, 1936 in Fruithurst, Alabama, to the late Eme ...


Rev. Marvin E. Bearden, 90, Oakwood
Reverend Marvin E. Bearden, age 90 of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday ...
Robert Jack Coleman, 94, Gainesville
Robert Jack Coleman, 94, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Lanier Village Estates following an extended illness.       &nb ...
Jerimiah Anthany Hail Echols, 25, Gainesville
Jerimiah Anthany Hail Echols age 25 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 20, 2015 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Jerimiah was born in Lawrenceville, Ga. and attended East Hall H ...
Mrs. Berdele Sullins Maness, age 85 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Bobby (Bob) Mulkey, 76, Lula
Bobby “Bob” Mulkey, 76, of Lula passed away Monday October 19, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehabilitation following a period of declining health. Born November 6, ...
Regina Nix, 61, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday October 23, 2015 at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Regina Nix age 61 of Gainesville. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. to ...
Funeral services for Hattie Grace Martin White of Clermont, Ga. will be held Thursday October 22, 2015 in Sardis Baptist Church at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friend ...


Gerald Warden Lichtenberger, 68, Pendergrass
Gerald Warden Lichtenberger, age 68, of Pendergrass passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015.  The family will honor Mr. Lichtenberger's wishes and hold no services.  La ...


Dudley Jennings Walker, 70, Dahlonega
Dudley Jennings Walker, 70, of Dahlonega, GA and Mars Hill, NC, died on October 20th, 2015, after a hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Deede, son, Jennin ...


Warner Bohn Fleming, 90, Athens
Mr. Warner Bohn Fleming, age 90 of Athens died Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Lanier Gardens. Mr. Fleming was born in Cleveland, OH to the late, John Judson and Edith Haake Fleming. ...


Mr. Joseph “Joe” Edwin Holland, age 85 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A son of the late James Ernest and ...


Willie Lee Haygood, 89, Cleveland
Memorial services for, Willie Lee Haygood  age 89 of Cleveland, Ga. Will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday October 31, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Haygood died Octo ...
Tommy Bruce Preston, 57, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Tommy Bruce Preston, age 57 of Cleveland. Tommy passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. A celebration of his incredibl ...
Lois Rarick, 88, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Lois Rarick, age 88 of Cleveland. Mrs Rarick passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. No services are planned for Mrs. ...
'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.