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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 6th, 2015

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Jose David Vaca-Juarez, 14, Bethlehem
Jose David Vaca-Juarez, age 14, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Friday, October 9, 2015 at St. Matthews Catholic Chu ...

Dawson

Terry Alan Jones, 61, Dawsonville
Terry Alan Jones, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 22, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Sea ...

Forsyth

Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, Cumming
Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, of Cumming GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Brendan&rsqu ...

Gwinnett

Andrew (Andy) Ferencik, 96, Suwanee
Andrew “Andy” Ferencik, age 96, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, Lois Ruth Ferencik. He ...

Hall

Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, inf, Gainesville
Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, infant, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Memorial Park North Riverside Cha ...
Carolyn Watkins Puckette, 79, Flowery Branch
Ms. Carolyn Watkins Puckette, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015, after a period of declining health.   Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., ...

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Greig Lee Hagan, 51, Danielsville
              Mr. Greig Lee Hagan, age 51 of Danielsville died Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Mr. Hagan was born in ...

Towns

Dollie Foster, 85, Hiawassee
     Mrs. Dollie Foster, age 85 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice following an extended illness.    ...
'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.