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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 26th, 2015

Dawson

Winston “Red” Roland, 74, Dawsonville
Winston “Red” Roland, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 26, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 21, 1941 to the ...

Forsyth

Thomas E. Seay, MD, PhD died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 26, 2015. He was born December 9, 1951 in Athens, Georgia. He received a B.S. from University of Georgia, a Ph.D. in ...

Gwinnett

Malcolm Sidney “Sid” Skelton, Jr., age 69 of Buford, GA died Sunday, December 26, 2015. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton M ...

Habersham

Rebecca Lovell Anderson, 79, Clarkesville
Rebecca Lovell Anderson, age 79, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015. Mrs. Anderson was born on August 11, 1936 in Rabun County, Georgia to the ...

Other

Miriam Elizabeth Killmeyer Reed, 67, of Monroe, GA., passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015.   A loving wife, mother and grandmother and sister she will be greatly ...

Stephens

Ronald Roy Bohannon, 50, Martin
Mr. Ronald Roy “Runt” Bohannon, age 50, of South River Trail, Martin, Georgia, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the residence.    A son of Linda B ...

White

Duane Harrell, 82, Cleveland
Duane Harrell age 82, of Cleveland passed away Saturday December 26, 2015.  Mr. Harrell was born in Jacksonville, Florida the son of the late Charles Eugene and Vida Johnso ...
'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.