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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 5th, 2016

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Mildred Ann Murphy, 81, Winder
      Mildred Ann Murphy, age 81, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016.  Survivors include two sons; a daughter and a hos ...

Hall

Grady Elliot Short, 63, Gainesville
Grady Elliott Short, age 63, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, following a lengthy illness.             Grady or as so ...

Jackson

Barbara Ann Hopkins Spratlin, age 75 of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday January 05, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was the daughter of the late Howard and Maybell Sorrow Hopkins and was a ...
Harry Douglas Bates, 74, Hoschton
 Harry Douglas Bates, born March 4, 1940 in Experiment, GA to Wendell Robert Bates and Frances Price Bates passed into the presence of our Lord January 5, 2016. He graduated ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Mack L. “Whitlo” Gaines, age 70, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Mr. Gaines was born in Jeffers ...
Jimmy Audrey Stewart, 67, Commerce
Mr. Jimmy Audrey Stewart, age 67, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Stewart was born in Commerce to the late Jesse Leo and ...

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Sally Christine Bruce, 81, Dahlonega
Sally Christine Bruce, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Sally was born in Hiawassee, GA on June 8, 1934 and ha ...

Stephens

Mrs. Martha Ann Pelfrey Fulbright, age 63 of 263 Ethel Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia.   A daughter ...
'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.