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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 12th, 2016

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Hettie Ruth Minish, 73, Auburn
Hettie Ruth Minish, age 73, of Auburn passed away Friday, February 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Friday, February 19, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&n ...

Dawson

Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. an ...
Cindy Jensen, 61, Dawsonville
Cindy Jensen, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born September 12, 1954 in Scotland, South Dakota to the late Rev. Andrew B. ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...
Clain Swafford, 91, Dawsonville
Clain Swafford, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born May 13, 1924 in Forsyth County ...

Forsyth

John E. O’Connell, 95, of Cumming passed away on Friday, February 12. Born in RI, he enlisted in the US Army-Air Corps and served in WWII and the Korean Conflict.  He ea ...

Hall

Nuc Thi Nguyen, 87, Flowery Branch
  Mrs. Nuc Thi Nguyen age 87 of Flowery Branch passed away on Friday February 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   & ...
Mary A. Olds, 88, Gainesville
?   Mary Anne Olds, 88, of Gainesville, GA., passed away February 12, 2016. She was born July 27, 1927 in Michigan City, Indiana to Henrietta and John Wolsiefer. Mary ...

Jackson

Donald L. Lilly, 90, Nicholson
Donald L. Lilly, age 90 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday February 12, 2016. Mr. Lilly was the son of the late Lovis R. and Catherine Pensmith Lilly and was the widow of Eve ...

Lumpkin

Zora Hester Robinson, 90, Dahlonega
Mrs. Zora Hester Robinson, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.   Mrs. Robinson was a n ...

Stephens

Amy Diane Bohannon, 39, Toccoa
Mrs. Amy Diane Bohannon age 39 of 50 Linda Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at her residence.    A daughter of the late Terry and Gwendolyn Hallfo ...
Mrs. Gwendolyn Hallford Bohannon age 67 of 50 Linda Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday February 12, 2016 at her residence.    A daughter of the late Bruce and Ressie ...

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Yvette "Kim" Cox, 49, Cleveland
  Yvette "Kim" Cox, 49 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016. She was born Brooklyn, NY of March 9, 1966 to her Mother Freddie Mae Cox. Ms. Cox ...
Margaret Dockery Moose, 74, Cleveland
Margaret Dockery Moose, age 74, of Cleveland, GA passed away on February 12, 2016 at her residence.   Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Bertha Le ...
'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.