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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 29th, 2015

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Martha Logan Barnett, 88, Winder
Martha Logan Barnett, age 88, of Winder passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Graveside services will be held 3:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Alta Vista Cemetery in G ...

Habersham

Cecil E. Byram, 88, Cornelia
  Cecil E. Byram, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Byram was born August 10, 1927 in Whitesburg, GA to the late Udon and Winnie Mae Cancle ...
Eddie Thomas Chambers, 73, Mt. Airy
  Eddie Thomas Chambers, age 73 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on Jun ...
Jean Dyer, 80, Mt. Airy
Jean Dyer, age 80 of Mt Airy, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Dyer was born on February 23, 1935 in New Jersey, to the late Charles and Molly Handling Thiel. In a ...
Randall “Randy” John Mateling, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015, at his residence.   Born in Chicago, Illinois on November 19, 1949, ...
Ernest W Nations Jr., 80, Clarkesville
  Mr. Ernest W. Nations, Jr., age 80, native and lifelong resident of Habersham County, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Mr. Nation ...

Hall

Jimmy Lamar Cheek, 59, Gillsville
Mr. Jimmy Lamar Cheek, age 59 of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.        & ...

Jackson

Ralph Delyn Mote, 86, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Delyn Mote, age 86, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Mote was born in Jackson Count ...

Lumpkin

Bradford Garland Barnes, 87, Dahlonega
Bradford Garland Barnes, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health. Mr. Barnes was born in White County, ...
Hugh Lee Day, 66, Dahlonega
Mr. Hugh Lee Day, 66 of Dahlonega died Sunday November 29, 2015 at his residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and ...

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Ruby Tench Brown, 72, Cave Springs, GA
Ruby Tench Brown, age 72, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Brown was born on October 17, 1943 in West Aliquippa, PA to the late Walter Bax ...

Rabun

Minnie Elizabeth Ramey Wilson, 84, of Tiger passed away November 29, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 4, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Adolphus M. ...

White

Roy W. Adams, 64, Cleveland
Mr. Roy W. Adams age 64 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later b ...
Roy William Adams Jr., 64, Cleveland
Roy William Adams Jr. age 64, of Cleveland passed away Sunday November 29, 2015.  Mr. Adams was born in Habersham County and was preceded in death by his father, Roy Willia ...
'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.