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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 13th, 2016

Banks

Leonard Autry Ginn, 78, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard Autry Ginn, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Ginn was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Josephine Tant Scarborough, age 91 of Winder, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Mrs. Scarboroug ...

Dawson

Nelda Jo Allen, 66, Dawsonville
Nelda Jo Allen, age 66 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Nelda adored her children and grandchildren and was the best mother and grandmother on the p ...

Forsyth

Jerry William Bagwell, 74, Cumming
Jerry William Bagwell, age 74 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  Jerry was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church where he had served as an Ordained Deacon fo ...
Eljoria Aline Hudson, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Memorial Service for Ms. Hudson will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Coal Moun ...

Hall

Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Douglas Hawkins, 66, of Gainesville passed away on December 13, 2016. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Solid Rock Bapt ...

Jackson

James Herbert Matthews, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Herbert Matthews, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Mr. Matthews was born in Jackso ...

Other

Charles Edward Chambers, age 66 of Royston, GA passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016.   Mr. Chambers was the son of the late Henry Clyde and Annie Lou Shubert Chamber ...
'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.