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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 25th, 2016

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Hazel L.Palmer Palmer, 93, Auburn
Mrs. Hazel L. Palmer, age 93, of Auburn, GA died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clarksville to the late John and Belle Ma ...

Dawson

Jean Greenway, 91, Dawsonville
Jean Greenway, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 25, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Jean was born April 2, 1924 in Tennessee and was a l ...
Barbara West, 88, Dawsonville
Barbara West, 88, of Dawson County, Georgia, passed away Thursday March 17, 2016.  She grew up in Atlanta and Chattanooga.  Her parents were Alberta Louise and Noah B. Ne ...

Forsyth

Francis Joseph Sullivan, Frank, beloved husband, father, grandfather "Lito", brother, uncle, and loyal friend passed away peacefully on March 25, 2016 at the age of 80. ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Henslee “Patsy “Stewart, age 76 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 25, 2016. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Thong Sithideth, 74, Cornelia
Thong Sithideth, age 74, Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016.   Mr. Sithideth was born on August 8, 1941 in Borican, Laos. He was a member of the Hab ...
Aaron Thompson, 56, Toccoa
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Aaron Thompson, age 56 of Toccoa, who passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.   Arrangements are incomplete ...

Hall

Andrew “Ben” Poole, 82, Gainesville
Andrew “Ben” Poole 82, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016. Services are scheduled for 11 am Tuesday March 29, 2016 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Mr. Troy Gene Brandon, Sr., age 80, of Hoschton passed away Friday, March 25, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Erica Ashley Lemus, 30, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Erica Ashley Lemus, age 30 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, March 25, 2016.  Mrs. Lemus was born in Chamblee, ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Whatley Standridge died on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center due to a sudden brain aneurysm.   Carolyn was born in Atlanta, GA on Au ...
William M. Upshaw, 87, Dahlonega
Rev. William M. (Bill) Upshaw age 87 of Dahlonega entered into heaven in March 25, 2016 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in Tucker, Ga to James Upshaw and Ruth Car ...

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Barbara Jean Brown, 79, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Jean Brown, age 79 of Queen Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Henry Johnson and Vinie Dean ...

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Benjamin Dean Brady, 51, Cleveland
Benjamin Dean Brady, age 51 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Brady was born on November 18, 1964, in Demorest, Georgia to ...
'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.