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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 24th, 2016

Banks

Maggie Lee Harrison, 81, Commerce
Maggie Lee Harrison, age 81, of Commerce, GA peacefully departed this life at The Oaks of Athens Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Maggie was born to the late Harold and ...

Dawson

Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, Dawsonville
  Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 24, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born October 30, 1948 in Macon, Georg ...

Habersham

Gladys Leigh Kincaid, 82, Clarkesville
Gladys Leigh Kincaid, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  Mrs. Kincaid was born on February 8, 1934, in Victoria, Virginia, to the late Ju ...

Hall

Mogene Boggs, 81, Gainesville
Ms. Mogene Boggs, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Emory Healthcare of Atlanta, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Ruth Morris Burt, 84, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ruth Morris Burt, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Chape ...
Harold Radd Cape, 77, Gillsville
Harold Radd Cape, 77, of Gillsville, GA. passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Banks County, GA. on October 31, 1938 ...
Elmo Roger Clark, 80, Clermont
 Mr. Elmo Roger Clark, age 80 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at a lat ...
Douglas Bay Edmundson, 75, Flowery Branch
Douglas Bay Edmundson, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016, as a result of a tragic accident at his home in Flowery Branch, GA.  He was born to the late Robert Bay ...
Marion Eugene “Johnny” Thomas, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funera ...

Stephens

Roy Lee Whitfield, 73, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Whitfield, age 73 of 2716 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...

White

Zoraline Gooch Grindle, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Zoraline Gooch Grindle, age 92 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Gateway Health & Rehab following an extended illness.    &nbs ...
'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.