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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 11th, 2016

Dawson

Kathleen M. Setterberg, 71, Dawsonville
Kathleen M. Setterberg, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 11, 2016 at Gracemont Assisted Living. Born November 17, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN to the late Joseph and Hel ...

Habersham

Lillie Gladys Holcomb, 101, Clarkesville
Lillie Gladys Holcomb, age 101, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016, following an extended illness.   Born on March 2, 1914, in the Amy’s Creek community of Habersha ...
Delvina Loggins Marcus, 85, Demorest
Delvina Loggins Marcus, age 85, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Monday, January 11, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Marcus was born on April 2, 1 ...
Barbara Jo McEntire, 74, Clarkesville
Barbara Jo McEntire, age 74 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord Monday, January 11, 2016. Born in Hall County on September 23, 1941, she was the daughter of the late ...

Hall

M.E. “Red” Cantrell, 89, Gainesville
M.E. “Red” Cantrell, 89, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 11, 2016.   Born on January 9, 1927, he was a lifetime resident of Hall County. He was t ...
Alice Marie (Strawn) Elmore, 93, Gainesville
  Alice Marie (Strawn) Elmore passed away at home in the presence of her family on Monday, January 11, 2016, following an extended illness.   Alice was born in C ...
Beverly Yvonne Henderson, 60, Gainesville
Ms. Beverly Yvonne (Martin) Henderson was born August 24, 1955 to the late Leonard Cantrell and Mary (Martin) Bryson in Gainesville, GA.  She departed this life Monday, Januar ...
Gary Lynn Mahan, 73, Flowery Branch
Mahan, Gary Lynn, 73 of Flowery Branch, GA. was reunited with the Lord on Monday, January 11, 2016. He passed peacefully surrounding by his loving family.   Gary was born ...
Laura Ann Cagle Poole, 107, Gillsville
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the Home Going of Mrs. Laura Ann Cagle Poole, 107, of Gillsville, Ga. on January 11, 2016 at the Oaks on Limestone. ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick, 82, Dahlonega
Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick passed away peacefully on January 11, 2016. Thomas Kenneth Kilpatrick was born in Forest Park, Ga. November 5, 1933. He was the second born son of Mr. &am ...
Barbara Ann "Bobbie Sue" Thompson, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. "Bobbie S ...

Other

Phillip “Phil” Garrison, 74, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and formerly of Cornelia
Phillip Lewis “Phil” Garrison, age 74 of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and formerly of Cornelia, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016. Born in Habersham County on April 2, ...
Charlotte Genevieve Jones, 94, Vincennes
Charlotte Genevieve Jones was born on April 4, 1920 in Vincennes, Indiana to the late John and Nellie Volz.    (Her friends called her Geny). Geny and her family mo ...
James Albert (Faust) Massey, 74, Danielsville
James Albert (Faust) Massey, age 74 of Danielsville, GA passed away Monday January 11, 2016.  Mr. Massey was born on April 18, 1941 to the late Eugene and Grace Chapman Mas ...

Rabun

Nancy Mae Kilby, Clayton
Nancy Mae Kilby of Clayton, GA passed peacefully surrounded by her loving children late Monday evening, January 11, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her youngest daughte ...
'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.