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Local Obits for Sat. May 21st, 2016

Forsyth

Paul Anthony Wagner, 67, Cumming
Paul Anthony Wagner, age 67 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War.   No services are scheduled at this time.   Ingram ...

Gwinnett

Cina LaGrange, 61, Buford
Cina LaGrange, age 61 of Buford, GA died Saturday, May 21, 2016 following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memor ...

Habersham

  Allen Charles “Al” Dixon, Jr., age 48, of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016.   Born on August 14, 1967, in Stephens County, Georg ...

Hall

Daniel Ladd, 45, Gainesville
Daniel Ladd, age 45, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and of the Baptist faith. He ...

Jackson

Mrs. Lizzie Bell Williamson Beatty, age 78, of Pendergrass, GA died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Beatty was born in Jefferson to the late Charlie and Sallie ...
'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.