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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Gwinnett

Billy R. Cofer, 67, Buford
Billy R. Cofer, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Charles M. (Joe) Randall, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Watts Randall and Madge Smith Randa ...

Habersham

  Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, age 92, of Mt. Airy passed away August 4, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on January 6, 1923 in Smith, Pennsylvania, ...

Hall

Lamar Lee Attaway, 76, Braselton
Lamar Lee Attaway, age 76, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mr. Attaway was one of the original volunteer members of the West Jackson Fire Department located ...
Michael John Beem, 57, Oakwood
      Mr. Michael John Beem, age 57 of Oakwood, went to his heavenly home, rejoicing being with Jesus and his loved ones on Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015 ...
Raymond Lee Carter, 87, Commerce
                Raymond Lee Carter, 87, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his residen ...
Leon Irvin, 74, Clermont
Leon Irvin, 74, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Born in Gainesville, GA. on May 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Mark Irvin and Mellie Satterfield ...
Connie Lee Tatum, 95, Gainesville
           Mrs. Connie Lee Tatum age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday August 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Jackson

Evelyn L. Scott, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn L. Scott of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Scott was born in Dayton, Ohio, the d ...

Lumpkin

Kay M. Breyer, 70, Dahlonega
Kay M. Breyer, 70, of Dahlonega, GA, a retired librarian from the Forsyth County Library system and the Lumpkin-Dawson Library system, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the ...

Other

Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, Loganville
                Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at he ...

White

Violet Rose Pierce, 95, Cleveland
Violet Rose Pierce age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Pierce was born in Ellis, Kansas to the late Melvin and Zora Ann Helms Kilgore.  Sh ...
'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.