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Local Obits for Fri. May 13th, 2016

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Linda Gail Maddox, 63, Winder
Linda Gail Maddox, age 63, of Winder passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Her hobbies were playing BINGO and having picnics.  She loved her dogs, church and gospel singing. ...

Forsyth

Russell H. Honea, 82, Cumming
Russell H. Honea, age 82, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016. A native of the Atlanta area, Russell was a U.S. Air Force veteran; an Atlanta Fire Department Fireman for ...
Christopher Lee Michael Sellers, age 42, of Cumming and formerly of Baxley, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Survivors include his wife Lorie Sellers; parents Larr ...

Hall

M. Lucille stover Johnson, 99, Gainesville
 Mrs. M. Lucille Stover Johnson, age 99, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park, surrounded by family and friends. &nb ...
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82, Gainesville
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82  died on May 13, 2016 at Dogwood Forest where she had resided for a number of years. She was born on January 8, 1934 to Charles Edwin Cole and Ola ...
James (Jim) Edward Webb, 78, Gainesville
James E. (Jim) Webb, 78, of Gainesville, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday, May 13, 2016. Jim was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 27, 1938 to Paul A. ...

Jackson

William T. (Bill) Atwood, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William T. “Bill” Atwood, age 73, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 13, 2016.  Mr. Atwood was b ...
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, 65, Jefferson
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, age 65, of Jefferson passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Nancy graduated with honors from DeKalb College with an Associates in Science and became a registe ...

Lumpkin

James Edward Gaddis, 52, Dahlonega
James Edward Gaddis, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on Friday May 13, 2016.   James was the son of the late Homer Leroy and Mary Sue Gaddis.   ...
Charles “Joe” Mosie Waters, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday May 13, 2016.   Joe retired from Burlington at 62 after 44 years of working there bec ...

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Ernest Joseph Hudson, 95, Toccoa
Mr. Ernest Joseph Hudson, age 95 of 91 Briarwood Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Walter C. Hudson, Sr. ...
'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.