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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 26th, 2016

Dawson

Milton "Mickey" Lamar Howard, 85, Dawsonville
Milton “Mickey” Lamar Howard, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peaceful with his wife of 64 years at his side Friday, February 26, 2016 at his residence. Micke ...

Forsyth

Worthy Dee "Pete" Peterman, age 76 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. Pete was a member of The Academy of Model Aeronautics and Chevy II Only. He was a ...

Habersham

Lynn T. Moore, 85, Mt. Airy
Lynn T. Moore, age 85, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016.   Mr. Moore was born August 17, 1930 in Young Harris, GA to the late John Ferry and L ...

Hall

Charlie Aikens, 44, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Aikens, age 44, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 26, 2016.   A Private Memorial will be held at a later date.   In lieu of flowers, donations m ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Phyllis Patricia Alexander, age 75 of Lula. Patricia passed away Friday, February 26, 2016. Funeral services are schedule ...
Ernestina Juarez Montoya, 71, Gainesville
Ernestina Juarez Montoya, age 71, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, February 26, 2016. She was a homemaker and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by h ...

Rabun

Thomas Ash, 76, Clayton
Thomas Ash, 76, passed away February 26, 2016 after a three month illness.   He is survived by his wife, Eileen, two sons, Dr. Christopher Ash, Timothy Ash, and one gran ...

White

Willie Earl Summerour, 72, Cleveland
Willie Earl Summerour, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Summerour was born on February 27, 1943, in Charlotte, North Car ...
'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.