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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 14th, 2016

Dawson

Dr. James Edward Davis, 80, Dawsonville
Dr. James Edward Davis, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday January 14, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born November 22, 1935 to the late Edwa ...

Forsyth

Margarete Louise May, 86, Cumming
Margarete Louise May, 86, of Cumming, GA died on January 14, 2016. Born in Paducah, KY on March 21st, 1929 she was the daughter of the late William and Alma Yates. Her beloved husb ...

Hall

Johnny Adams, 60, Murrayville
    Funeral services for, Johnny Adams age 60 of Murrayville, Ga. will be held Saturday Jan. 16 , 2016 in Wahoo Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m ...
Jo Anne Cheeks, 61, Gainesville
On November 6, 1954 Mamie and Daniel Lee Robinson was blessed with a beautiful baby girl who them named Joann. She was the 7th child of 10 children born to that union. Joann confes ...
Frances Evelyn Marlow Dale, 89, Gainesville
Frances Evelyn Marlow Dale, 89, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016.   Born in Pendergrass, GA. on November 7, 1926, she had lived most of her life in ...
Norene Martin Greenlee, 82, Oakwood
Norene Martin Greenlee age 82 of Oakwood passed away on Thursday January 14, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.          ...
Daniel Aaron Summer, 55, Gainesville
On Thursday January 14, 2016 Daniel Aaron Summer died in his home after a long and courageous battle with ALS at the age of 55. He was with his family and his loyal dog, Shiner. ...

Jackson

Carolyn McNeal Baldwin, 82, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn McNeal Baldwin, age 82, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 14, 2016. Mrs. Baldwin was bo ...

Lumpkin

Lillie Mae Fields, 93, Dahlonega
Lillie Mae Fields, 93, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday January 14, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born October 26, 1922 in Atlanta, GA to the la ...

Stephens

Mrs. Evelyn Owens Allen Haygood, age 79 of Cherry Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daugh ...
Mrs. Sandra Faye Edwards Morris, age 72 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.   She was born September 3, 1943 i ...
'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.