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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 14th, 2016

Forsyth

Brenda Gail Vaughan, 65, Cumming
Brenda Gail Vaughan, 65, of Cumming, GA died on April 14, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Duluth GA, she was predeceased by her son, Shane.   A loving ...

Habersham

William Bascom Echols, age 93 of Lula, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. Mr. Echols was born in Hall County on August 23, 1922 to the late Jane Brock and William Du ...

Hall

Allan Neal “Clink” Cline, 58, Gainesville
       Mr. Allan Neal Cline “Clink” age 58 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 14, 2016 at his residence following an extended ...
Jean Lint, 68, Gainesville
Jean Lint, age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Hall County and a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She was the ...
Howard Leverne Rutherford, 85, Gainesville
  Mr. Howard Leverne Rutherford, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  &nb ...
Sarah Stringer, 71, Gainesville
Ms Sarah Stringer was born on July 10, 1944 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Clinton (Myrtis Rucker) Carruth.  She joined Neals Grove Baptist Church at an early age, where she served ...
Darrin Dwayne Stroud, 34, Gainesville
Mr. Darrin Dwayne Stroud age 34 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
Trent Willis, Gainesville
Trent Willis was born in Gainesville, GA, he later moved to Toccoa, GA where he met his late wife Emily Simpson. He transitioned back to Gainesville as a permanent residence.. He s ...

White

David Reneau, 54, Cleveland
David Reneau, age 54, of Cleveland, GA passed away on April 14, 2016 after a long battle with diabetes.   David grew up in Mesquite, TX where he found his wife of 29 yea ...
'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.