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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 10th, 2015


Eugene Lee, 74, Winder
Mr. Eugene Lee, age 74, of Winder, Georgia died March 10, 2015. A native of Dahlonega, he was a son of the late Claude and Fanny Marie Lingerfelt Lee. He was preceded by his Wife ...


Bernice Ray Tallant, 93, Cumming
Bernice Ray Tallant, age 93 a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She retired from Tyson Foods and loved it, making many friends there. She ...
Billy Eugene Inzer, 72, Cumming
Billy Eugene Inzer, 72, of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. at the Mc ...
Jack Wayne Quarles, 72, Cumming
Jack Wayne Quarles, age 72 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Quarles of Cumming, daughter Amy Lynn (Phillip) Dixon of D ...


Barbara J. Golz, 67, Buford
Barbara J. Golz, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, March 10, 2015 following an extended illness. Mrs. Golz has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Sunday, March 15, ...
Ernestine ("Teeney") Herrington Beard, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Rev. G ...


Dorothy (Dot) Evans Fowler, 78, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 12, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Dorothy (Dot) Evans Fowler, age 78 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bradley Elli ...
Jamie Lynn Harvey, 52, Lula
Jamie Lynn Harvey, age 52, of Lula, GA, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sue S. Harvey. She is survived by her children, Brandy an ...
Norma Jean McCue, 86, Buford
Norma Jean McCue, age 86, of Buford, GA, formerly of Glen Rock, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John W. McCue. She i ...
Oscar Randolph, 69, Gainesville
Oscar Randolph, age 69 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on March 10, 2015. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.


James Ned Shumake, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Ned Shumake, 75, of Jefferson, who passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. He was the son of the late Grover and Connie Shumake an ...
Margaret Ray Duke Medsker, 89, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Margaret Ray Duke Medsker, age 89, who passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at home while under Heartland Hospice Care of Charleston. ...
Roy Bobby Looney, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roy Bobby Looney, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Mr. Looney was born in Jefferson, Georg ...


Rufus Talmadge Harris, 84, Smyrna
Rufus Talmadge Harris, age 84 of Smyrna, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. He was an active member of Bethelview Methodist Church of Cumming. He is preceded in death by his p ...


Betty Jean London Fortner, 46, Cleveland
Betty Jean London Fortner, age 46, of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.Born on November 6, 1968, in Buncam County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of Ronnie a ...
'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.