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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 18th, 2015

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Virginia Morgan, 69, Winder
Ms. Virginia Morgan, age 69, of Winder, Georgia died July 18, 2015.  Born in Heflin, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late James Lee “Nim” and Gladys Beatrice Wa ...

Forsyth

Debbie Hicks Livingston, 60, Free Home
Debbie Hicks Livingston, age 60 of Free Home, passed away peacefully at her home on July 18, 2015. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and was the Church pianist for 49 ...

Gwinnett

Mattie Nell Crider Bennett, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Louis Bennett; parents, Tim an ...

Habersham

Kathy Diane Kelly Huey, age 59, of Alto, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015. Born on November 2, 1955, in Pensacola, FL, she was a daughter of Gilbert Kelly and Jewel Hodge Kel ...

Hall

Johnny Heyward Godfrey Jr., 77, Gainesville
Johnny Heyward Godfrey Jr., 77, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Hope Memory Care and Assistant Living following an extended illness. Funeral services wi ...
Mary Ann Hope Kendall, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Ann Hope Kendall age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday July 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are schedu ...

Jackson

Jerry Talmadge Hardy, 73, Commerce
Mr. Jerry Talmadge Hardy, age 73 of Commerce died Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Hardy was born in Homer to the late, Berry Talmadge and Ethel Will ...

Lumpkin

Gary Scarborough, 77, Dahlonega
Gary Griggs Scarborough passed away at the age of 77 on July 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a battle with lung disease.   Mr. Scarborough was bor ...

Other

Mary (Ruth) Aldridge Goodman of Atlanta, GA, died July 18, 2015.  Mary Ruth, as she was known as a young girl, was born in Monroe, NC and attended J.W. Cannon High School in K ...

Stephens

Betty Ann Youngblood, 79, Toccoa
Betty Ann Youngblood   Mrs. Betty Ann Roper Youngblood age 79, of 4576 Mize Road Toccoa passed away Saturday July 18, 2015 at her residence.   A daughter of the late ...

White

Willie Doyle Wheeler, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Willie Doyle Wheeler age 88 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Braselton Hospital.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time ...
'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.