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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 3rd, 2015

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Beatrice Lyle, 69, Winder
Beatrice Lyle age 69 of Winder, GA passed away on December 3, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 

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Pamela Eileen Boyce, 63, Dawsonville
Pamela Eileen Boyce, age 63, of Dawsonville, formerly of New Fairfield, Connecticut, passed on in her home, surrounded by family on December 3, 2015, in Dawsonville, Georgia. Mr ...

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Daisy K. Edwards, 88, Buford
   Daisy K. Edwards, age 88, of Buford passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015, surrounded by family. She spent her life loving her family and friends. She found gre ...

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Richard Edward “Eddie” Bruster, age 55 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015.  Born in Montgomery, Alabama on November 21, 1960, he was a son of ...
Doyle Smith, 72, Demorest
Doyle Smith, age 72, of the Fairview Community, Demorest, GA, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, December 3, 2015. Mr. Smith was born on February 3, 1943 in the Bate ...

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Dorothy Cornelia Cain, 84, Flowery Branch
Dorothy Cornelia Cain, 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in hospice care.   Born on October 15, 193 ...
Lanier Cantrell, 80, Oakwood
   Mr. Lanier Cantrell age 80 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday December 02, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &nbs ...
Mikiyah Henderson, 2 m, Gainesville
Baby Mikiyah Henderson age 2 months of Gainesville, Ga passed away on December 2, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Lisa Darracott McBurney, 52, Gainesville
            Mrs. Lisa Darracott McBurney, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Northeast Georg ...

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Joel Daniel Ryder, 75, Cleveland
  Mr. Joel Daniel Ryder age 75 of Cleveland passed away on Thursday December 03, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center 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.