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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 25th, 2016

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Hazel Culver Puckett, 62, Auburn
Hazel Culver Puckett, age 62, of Auburn passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016.  Hazel loved her church, her family, cooking, hunting and fishing.   Survivors include ...

Dawson

Geraldine Carney Dorminey, 83, Dawsonville
Mrs. Geraldine Carney Dorminey, age 83, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.   Geraldine was a native and lifelong resident of ...

Gwinnett

Aimee Kasongo Omari, 50, Braselton
Aimee Kasongo Omari, age 50 of Braselton, GA died Friday, November 25, 2016. Funeral service will be held Sunday, December, 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. In ...

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Grady R. Nolan, 74, Demorest
Grady R. Nolan, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, November 25, 2016. Mr. Nolan was born on November 29, 1941 in Bastrop, Louisiana. He is precede ...

Hall

Nelson Bradford Haller, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Nelson Bradford Haller, age 84 years, a resident of Gainesville, Ga, and formerly of Belington, WV, departed this life Friday November 25th 2016 in the Ruby Memorial Hospi ...
Barry L. Laurent, 54, Gainesville
Mr. Barry L. Laurent age 54 of Gainesville, died Monday November 21, 2016. He was born in Flint, Michigan and had been a resident of the Gainesville area for many years. He was sel ...
Leland L. Pool, 86, Gainesville
Dr. ?Leland Leon Pool, age 86, passed on November 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Atlanta, he moved as a teenager to Winder where he met Betty, h ...
Dorothy Nell Whitmire, 88, Chicopee
Ms. Dorothy Nell Whitmire, age 88, of Chicopee passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.          Memorial services are scheduled for Monda ...

Jackson

Lydia Von Bargen, 75, Nicholson
Lydia Von Bargen, age 75, of Nicholson passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at her residence.   Mrs. Von Bargen was born July 15, 1941 in Demorest, Georgia to the late ...
John Charles Whitten, 62, Commerce
Mr. John Charles Whitten, age 62, of Commerce, GA died Friday, November 25, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Whitten was born in Paintsville, KY to the late Jay Whitten, Sr. and He ...

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Martin Lee Tittle, 66, Cleveland
Martin Lee Tittle of Cleveland, Georgia (formerly of Ocala, Florida) passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family and his beloved dogs on November 25, 2016.  Martin was ...
'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.