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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 29th, 2015

Gwinnett

Joycelyn Thrasher, 79, Buford
Joycelyn Thrasher, age 79 of Buford, GA died Saturday, August 29, 2015. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. W ...

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Johnny Ray Gee, 66, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday September 1, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Ray Gee, age 66 of Lula. The Rev. Anthony Cook will officiate. I ...
Jeffrey Carlton Meeks, 56, Gainesville
Jeffrey Carlton Meeks, 56, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2015.   Little& Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arran ...
Bennett Ronald Moss, 86, Gainesville
Bennett Ronald Moss, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Lanier Village Estates.            &nb ...
'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.