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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Ricky Hood, 58, Cumming
Ricky Hood, age 58 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was loved by his wife, children and grandchildren and l ...
Filomena Perez, 78, Cumming
Filomena Perez, age 78 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016.   Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 12th at 1:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gar ...
Mary Stevens Walls, 86, Cumming
Mary Stevens Walls, age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born to John F. and Ruth P. Stevens in Walton County, GA and grew up and was educated in Ga ...

Habersham

Frederick Bennett Mahan, Jr. age 89 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born in Trenton, New Jersey on ...
Jo Ann Nations Moore, 71, Clarkesville
Jo Ann Nations Moore, age 71 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on January 24, 1945, she was a daughter of the late William Ern ...

Hall

Mrs. Sheila Jeannette Reed Ferguson, age 58 of Clermont, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      &n ...
Herbert Edward Houston, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Herbert Edward Houston, age 79 of Gainesville, won the victory over Alzheimer’s Disease on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.      &nb ...
Charlene C. Jewett, 87, Gainesville
Charlene Coler Jewett passed quietly March 10, 2016 at Gainesville, GA.  Mrs. Jewett was born in Dayton, Ohio.  She married George Jewett February 5, 1948.  They w ...
Clara M. Sosebee, 85, Clermont
Clara M. Sosebee age 85 of Clermont ended her earthly journey quietly and peacefully at the beautiful home she loved for many years on Wednesday March 09, 2016 following an extende ...

Jackson

M.C. Gooch, 66, Braselton
M.C. Gooch, age 66, of Braselton passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Intermen ...

Lumpkin

Paul E. Manley, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Paul E. Manley of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Mr. Manley was born May 31, 1928 in Danielsville, Georgia; he was the son of the late Jeffe ...

White

Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., 63, Cleveland
Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., age 63 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Thurmond was born August 24, 1952 in Hiawassee to the late James ...
'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.