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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 27th, 2016

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Judith Horne Welch, 72, Winder
Judith Horne Welch, age 72, of Winder passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016.  She loved to work and help other people.  Survivors include her son John Wages, Jr. and wife Li ...

Habersham

David Richard England, 42, Clarkesville
David Richard England, age 42 and a resident of Habersham County passed away March 27, 2016.  Born on July 21, 1973 David was the son of Lorain Haney England.  He was ...
Angus Waldo (Wally) Sowell III, 70, Clarkesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Angus Waldo ‘Wally” Sowell III, age 70 of Clarkesville. Mr. Sowell passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016. ...

Hall

Gerald Horace Gay, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Gerald Horace Gay age 78 of Gainesville Georgia died   on March 26,2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center from an extend illness.   Gerald, was born ...
Dorothy Belle House Marlowe, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy Belle House Marlowe, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health.     & ...
Randy Berlin Wike, 53, Gainesville
Randy Berlin Wike, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton.  Mr. Wike was born on August 30, 1962 in G ...

Jackson

Kathy Waters, 64, Athens
Ms. Kathy Waters, age 64, of Athens, GA died Sunday, March 27, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House. Ms. Waters was born in Commerce to the late Floyd and Dorothy Standridge Wate ...

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William Frank Adams, 91, Toccoa
Mr. William Frank Adams, age 91 of Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late Samue ...

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Rev. Allen Ross Palmer, 93, Cleveland
Rev. Allen Ross Palmer, age 93 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Habersham Home. Rev. Palmer was born on June 8, 1922, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Marlin ...
'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.