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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 11th, 2016

Forsyth

Chesley Madison (C.M.) Honea, Jr., age 72 of Cumming passed away Friday, June 10, 2016. C.M. was a man of faith and very devoted to God, his own family and his church family at Roa ...
Barbara Sue Howard, 61, Gainesville
Barbara Sue Howard, age 61 of Gainesville, GA (Forsyth County), passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at her home following an extended illness. Sue was born May 2, 1955 in Maryvi ...
Dr. Tracy Renee Maloney, age 46 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Tracy graduated from Life College and was a chiropractor owning her own business known as The Fo ...

Gwinnett

Bobby Lee Griffin, 76, Lawrenceville
Bobby Lee Griffin, age 76 of Lawrenceville, GA died Saturday, June 11, 2016. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Interm ...

Habersham

Lee Baird Jackson, 92, Cornelia
Lee Baird Jackson, age 92, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 31, 2016 in Jackson County, Georgia. She was ...
David Anthony Shackelford, age 56, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016 following a sudden illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Sunday, ...

Hall

Roger Alton Bryant, 70, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Roger Alton Bryant, age 70 of Lula. The Rev. Earl Pirkle will offic ...
Estelle Honea Caine, 92, Gainesville
Estelle Honea Caine, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, 20 ...
Luis Fernando Carmona-Zepeda, 16, Gainesville
Luis Fernando Carmona-Zepeda, age 16 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
Angel Jesus Huerta, 4, Gainesville
Angel Jesus Huerta, age 4 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral ...
Clifford Emory Johns, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Clifford Emory Johns, age 77 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...
Richard Jackson Pope, Gainesville
Richard Jackson Pope, local business man, entrepreneur and visionary died June 11, 2016 following a brief illness. His friends and business colleagues saw him as much more than ...
Denise Ramos, 9, Gainesville
Denise Ramos, age 9 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral servi ...

Jackson

Myrtice S. Buffington, 73, Commerce
Mrs. Myrtice S. Buffington, age 73, of Commerce died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Buffington worked for Dairy Queen in Gainesville for ...
Robert Steven Lee, 56, Jefferson
Robert Steven Lee, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016.  He love to camp, fish, his Harley Davidson Motorcycles, being outdoors and working on things.&nbs ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Alexander Woody, Sr., affectionately known as “Woody”, age 78 of Commerce, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, ...

Lumpkin

Vera Lucille Bowen Wolff, 98, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vera Lucille Bowen Wolff, age 98, of Dahlonega  passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Bell Minor Home in Gainesville, Georgia.   A Hall County native, Mrs ...
'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.