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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 27th, 2016

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Laurence Elwood Pope, 67, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Laurence Elwood Pope, age 67, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on January 27, 2016. Mr. Pope was born in Stroudsburg, PA, a son to ...

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Joann Yvonne Ivester, 58, Turnerville
Joann Yvonne Ivester, age 58 of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Born in Stephens County on October 29, 1957, she was a daughter of Mary Lucille Wall Iveste ...
Dereta Garrett Page, 57, Mt. Airy
Dereta Garrett Page, age 57, of Mt. Airy, GA Went to be with The Lord Friday, January 29, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Page was born on February 11, 1958 in Franklin ...

Hall

Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Morris Noell, 68, passed away in her Gainesville home on January 27, 2016.   She will join her deceased beloved son, Bobby Noell.  She is survived ...
Teddy Byron Hagwood, 66, Gainesville
      Mr. Teddy Byron Hagwood, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illn ...
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, Murrayville
Grady Alton Stephens, 87, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed peacefully at his daughter’s home, on January 24th, 2016.   A celebration of life service will be held at ...
Mr. Edward “Eddie” J. Thompson, age 73, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.            &n ...

Jackson

Edna Marie Hix, 63, Commerce
Mrs. Edna Marie Hix, age 63 of Commerce died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hix was born in Clarksville to the late, Hoyt Fair and the late, Edna Morine E ...
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, 82, Hoschton
Madia Gwendolyn Hood, age 82, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mrs. Hood was a lady of many talents.  Being a talented seamstress, she made  qui ...
Donnie J. Garrett, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie J. Garrett, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  Mr. Garrett was born in Comme ...
Hoyt Randall Hollis, 69, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hoyt Randall Hollis, age 69, of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Mr. Hollis was a son of the late ...

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A D Shirley, SR, 63, Dahlonega
A D Shirley, SR, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday January 27, 2016 at his home following an extended illness. A D lived most of his life in Dahlonega, GA. He wa ...
Kimberly A Wadsworth, 60, Dahlonega
Kimberly A. Wadsworth, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 27, 2016. Kimberly is survived by her husband, Thomas E. Wadsworth Jr., 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and one ...

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Marilyn Hoolahan, 78, Marietta
      Mrs. Marilyn Hoolahan age 78 of Marietta passed away on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living Facility.      ...
Kenneth Garrett, 42, Monroe
Kenneth Garrett, age 42, of Monroe passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  A memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

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Doyle Glann Bradley, 47, Clayton
Doyle Glenn Bradley, 47, of Clayton, Georgia passed away January 27, 2016. Doyle was the son of the late Fred and Ruby Jiles Bradley. He was born in Fulton County ,Georgia in 1968. ...
'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.