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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 19th, 2015

Banks

Glenn Louis Calmes, 69, Homer
Glenn Louis Calmes, age 69, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Calmes was born on April 18, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Glenn Bo ...

Habersham

Deborah Cole Baker, 56, Mt. Airy
Deborah Cole Baker, age 56 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 05, 1959, she was a da ...

Hall

Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, Gainesville
Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, of Gainesville,  died Saturday, Sept. 19, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Carol was born Oct. 16, 1953 in Decatur ...

Jackson

Earl A. Park, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earl A. Park, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Park was born in Atlanta, GA, a son to David ...

Stephens

Mr. William Arthur Braidwood, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late William H. and Beatrice Rix Braidwood, he was born ...

White

Ginger Booth Quinn, 58, Cleveland
Ginger Booth Quinn, age 58 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015, at her home. Born in Bedford, Ohio, on February 20, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Warre ...
'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.