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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 27th, 2016

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Lucreda Seagraves Addis, 63, Cornelia
Funeral services for Lucreda Seagraves Addis, age 63, of Cornelia, will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at ...
John “J.D.” Holcomb, 88, Cornelia
J.D. Holcomb, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mr. Holcomb was born on October 20, 1928 in Clayton, Georgia. He was preceded ...
Stormi Ann Whisnant, 19, Clarkesville
Stormi Ann Whisnant, age 19, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Stormi was born on July 3, 1997, in Demorest, Georgia. She was sel ...

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Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Kathleen McCrary Villyard, 87 of Gainesville passed away peacefully at her home October 27, 2016.  She was the widow of John Alton Villyard, and mother of John S. and Lyn ...
Eve Wilson Black, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Eve Wilson Black, 88 of Gainesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday October 27, 2016. Born in Manchester, Georgia, Mrs. Black was the daughter of the late B ...

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Janice Burnette, 80, Cleveland
Janice McGhee Burnette, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Burnette was born on September 29, 1936, in San Diego, California, the daughter of ...
Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, 68, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Maureen Elizabeth Haynes, age 68 of Cleveland. Mrs Haynes passed away Wednesday,October 26, 2016. No services ar ...
Rose Mary Muszynski, 70, Cleveland
Rose Mary Muszynski, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Muszynski was born April 8, 1946 in Detroit, MI to the late James and Emma Gyorkos Previch ...
Alma Pilgrim, 96, Cleveland
Alma Pilgrim, age 96, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Pilgrim was born December 24, 1919 in Banks County to the late Gordon Wade Sr. and Mae Thomas Wad ...
'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.